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Burano Island is a small island in the Venetian Lagoon, located near Venice, Italy. It is known for its colorful houses, which are painted in bright hues of blue, green, pink, yellow, and red. The origin of this tradition is uncertain, but it is thought that the fishermen who lived on the island used the bright colors to help them find their way home in the fog. Burano has been a popular tourist destination for its unique architecture and picturesque canals. The island is also known for its lace-making tradition, which dates back to the 16th century and is still practiced today. In addition to its colorful houses and lace-making, Burano is also home to several interesting churches and museums, including the Church of San Martino, the Museum of Lacemaking, and the Museo del Merletto.