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Weekend in the Castello District

Organize your next weekend in the Castello district, one of the largest and most controversial areas of the island of Venice, immersed in art and nature.   The Castello district, the largest and most curious in all of Venice, takes its name from the eighth century fortress that once stood on the island of Olivolo, …

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Campo San Polo

In this chapter we discuss one of the most popular, lively and surprising areas of the island of Venezia, the Campo San Polo. Campo San Polo was the scene of spectacular events, such as celebrations, masquerades, ceremonies, balls and even dog fights. According to an ancient legend, in fact, Campo San Polo would have been …

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Santa Maria della Salute Basilica

In this chapter we discuss one of the most beautiful, prestigious and characteristic buildings in Venezia, the Santa Maria of Salute Basilica. The Santa Maria della Salute Basilica is one of the best expressions of Venetian Baroque architecture, and thanks to its particular position, it is becoming one of the symbols of the city. Located …

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Santa Maria Rosario Church

In this chapter we discuss one of the symbolic buildings of Venezia, sumptuous and evocative, the Santa Maria Rosario Church. The Santa Maria del Rosario Church, more commonly defined as the Gesuati, was built on the orders of the Dominicans in 1726, in place of the small church that is still located next to it. …

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The Tintoretto House

In this chapter we discuss a very special and interesting area of ​​Venezia, the curiosity will lead you to discover the Tintoretto House. The Tintoretto House is in fifteenth-century Gothic style, and is located in the foundations of the Moors, in the Cannaregio district, among the most beautiful in Venice. It is one of those …

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Madonna dell’Orto Church

In this chapter we discuss one of the most beautiful and evocative churches in the Cannaregio District, the Madonna dell’Orto Church. The Madonna dell’Orto Church  is located in a rather isolated area, and is often referred to as the English church of Venezia, since British funds helped restore it after the 1966 flood. It stands …

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The Gesuiti Church

In this chapter we discuss one of the most extraordinary, majestic and incredible buildings on the island of Venezia, the Gesuiti Church. The Gesuiti Church or more simply Church of Santa Maria Assunta is considered excessive, sumptuous and sumptuous. Rebuilt in the 18th century in the Jesuit camp, not far from the New Foundations, it …

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San Giorgio Maggiore Basilica

In this chapter we discuss one of the most famous works of the architect Andrea Palladio, located in the San Marco basin, the San Giorgio Maggiore Basilica. The elegant and sumptuous San Giorgio Maggiore Basilica is located on the small island of San Giorgio Maggiore, not far from the peaceful Giudecca island. It overlooks the …

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Cannaregio District

In this chapter we discuss one of the largest, quiet and characteristic areas of the island of Venezia, the Cannaregio District. The Cannaregio District is the second of the city by size, and could become, thanks to its charm, your favorite district. The docks to the north overlook the islands of the lagoon, while to …

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