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

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 a large arena of a Roman city which, subsequently, was slowly demolished to obtain useful material for the various buildings. Over time this …

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Santa Maria della 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 in the Punta della Dogana area, a building used as a customs headquarters for the goods and goods of the naval trade …

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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 on the homonymous field, not far from the home of one of the greatest exponents of Venetian painting. The neighborhood is …

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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 is often confused with that of the Gesuati in the Dorsoduro district, better known as the Church of Santa Maria del Rosario.

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 large San Marco Basin, once an inhospitable place, today it has turned into an unparalleled wonder, which the whole world sends us. A place surrounded by magnificent …

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San Polo and Santa Croce District

The San Polo and Santa Croce District, bordered by the Grand Canal, are among the smallest on the island of Venezia and both take their name from the churches present within them. It seems that the first inhabitants settled on a group of islets, when in the eleventh century, there were born the first markets …

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