Landmarks in Venice

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  • Campo del Ghetto

    Campo del Ghetto

    Located in the Cannaregio area of Venice, this section is divided in two parts- Ghetto Nuovo and Ghetto Vecchio. A daytrip to this area is a must-visit for all the travellers owing to its historical importance as it was built in the 16th century and is one of the oldest ...

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  • Campo Santa Margherita

    Campo Santa Margherita

    Named after a church which was closed in 1810, it is one of the most popular and largest squares in Venice. Located in the centre of the Dorsoduro quarter, this area is well-known for its avid nightlife as the cafés here are open till 2 am unlike other places in ...

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  • Ponte dell Accademia

    Ponte dell Accademia

    One of the prominent bridges in Venice, the Ponte dell Accademia is spread across the Grand Canal. Built in 1933 as a substitute for an iron bridge, it was named after the . Today the wooden bridge serves as an important link between Dorsoduro and San Marco. Styled by a famous engineer called ...

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  • Bridge of Sighs/ Ponte dei Sospiri

    Bridge of Sighs/ Ponte dei Sospiri

    Constructed in the year 1602, the Bridge of Sighs connects what was once the interrogation rooms of the prisoners in the Doges Palace. The bridge is not just one of the most visited sights in Venice but it also has a very interesting story behind its name. Legend says that ...

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  • Rialto Bridge/ Ponte di Rialto

    Rialto Bridge/ Ponte di Rialto

    This is the city’s oldest bridge as it was built in the year 1180 by Antonio da Ponte over the Grand Canal. It connects the highest point on the lagoon and segregates two popular squares in Venice- San Marco and San Polo. Shaped like an arch with a few steps ...

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  • Via Garibaldi

    Via Garibaldi

    Designed by Venetian architect Giannantonio Selva, Via Garibaldi is perfect blend of modernity and medieval streets. In comparison to other squares and streets in Venice, Via Garibaldi today stands as the most authentic streets in the city. The large street is brightly lit up and is always illuminated, paving as ...

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  • Negozio Olivetti

    Negozio Olivetti

    Constructed in the year 1958 on Piazza San Marco, this architectural delight was created by Carlo Scapa who was commissioned by Adriano Olivetti to convert a petite souvenir shop into an exhibit for typewriters, calculators and other related computing machines. It took Carlo two years to create such a space ...

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  • Venetian Arsenal

    Venetian Arsenal

    Spearheading Venice’s naval power, the Venetian Arsenal is a complex of shipyards brought together in the town. Established in the year 1104, this was considered as the largest industrial compound after the Industrial Revolution took place. Spread across an area of 110 hectares, the Arsenal is surrounded by high walls ...

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  • Dorsoduro

    Dorsoduro

    Located between the Grand Canal and the Canale of the Giudecca, Dorsoduro is one of the most popular areas amongst the six areas in Venice. While you are here, you can visit a large number of attractions in Venice including the Palazzo Dario, San Trovaso, San Pantalon, San Nicolò da Tolentino, Ospedale Giustinian, the Church ...

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  • Palazzo Ducale

    Palazzo Ducale

    Managed by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia, the Palazzo Ducale (also known as Doge’s palace) is one of the most prominent landmarks in Venice. A museum since 1923, the palace was once the residence of the Doge of Venice, who ruled Venice till 1797. It was here where the ...

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  • Cannaregio

    Cannaregio

    Home to the cemetery- Isola di San Michele, Cannaregio is the second largest district in Venice and is comparatively the most populated amongst the other six areas in Venice. It is a quick walking distance from the Rialto as well as from the main station. Lined with huge canals that ...

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  • Campanile di San Marco

    Campanile di San Marco

    Don’t miss standing atop the bell tower of Campanile di San Marco when you are in Venice. Fret not for you don’t have to climb the stairs to go all that way up and see the breath-taking views of the city, an elevator ride makes it easy for you. Standing ...

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  • St Mark’s Square/ Piazza San Marco

    St Mark’s Square/ Piazza San Marco

    The most happening, vibrant, lively and popular square in Venice- Piazza San Marco brims with great architecture, historical sights, restaurants, cafés and people (both locals and tourists alike). Some people also refer to San Marco as the drawing room of Europe. Founded in 9th century, the square was originally a ...

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  • Grand Canal

    Grand Canal

    Meandering through the entire city of Venice, the Grand Canal is the most prominent landmark in Venice. Also known by locals as Canalazzo, the canal starts from St. Mark’s square on one side to Santa Lucia railway station on the other side. Believed to be 5 metres deep in most ...

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