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Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Ranked #1 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Art Galleries; Architectural Buildings
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Ranked #2 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Museums
Owner description: A masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the building and its sculptural decoration date from various periods. The interior,... more » Owner description: A masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the building and its sculptural decoration date from various periods. The interior, with works by artists such as Titian, Veronese, Tintoretto, A.Vittoria and Tiepolo, includes vast council chambers, superbly decorated residential apartments, and austere prison cells. Along the facades of the Palace run loggias that overlook St. Mark’s Square and the lagoon. The combined entrance ticket to the St. Mark’s Square Museums grants access to the Doge’s Palace, Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of Biblioteca Marciana. « less
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Ranked #3 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: Originally built in the mid-13th century, Santa Maria dei Frari (St. Mary of the Friars) houses many masterpieces of Venetian... more » Owner description: Originally built in the mid-13th century, Santa Maria dei Frari (St. Mary of the Friars) houses many masterpieces of Venetian Renaissance art, notably Giovanni Bellini's triptych "Madonna and Child with Saints," and the "Pesaro Madonna" by Titian, who is buried in the church. « less
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Ranked #4 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Lookouts; Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #5 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Architectural Buildings
Here you will find some of the beautiful works from the painter Tintoretto.
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Ranked #6 of 90 Cultural in Venice
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Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites; Architectural Buildings; Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: Blending the architectural styles of East and West, Venice's magnificent basilica was consecrated in 832 AD as an... more » Owner description: Blending the architectural styles of East and West, Venice's magnificent basilica was consecrated in 832 AD as an ecclesiastical building to house the remains of St. Mark. « less
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Ranked #7 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: It is said that Napoleon called San Marco "the drawing room of Europe." And it is a breathtakingly beautiful place. But the... more » Owner description: It is said that Napoleon called San Marco "the drawing room of Europe." And it is a breathtakingly beautiful place. But the square has long been a lure for massive numbers of pigeons, drawn by the massive numbers of tourists who readily feed them. While the tourists happily post for photos amid the flock, there are concerns that the birds' presence--and what they leave behind--will damage the centuries old architecture and art work. « less
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Ranked #8 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest
Owner description: This Venetian district is home to some of the city’s most renowned art collections, including Galleria dell’Accademia—which... more » Owner description: This Venetian district is home to some of the city’s most renowned art collections, including Galleria dell’Accademia—which is packed with Venetian Renaissance works—and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, which houses 20th century art in a gorgeous palazzo setting. « less
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Ranked #9 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #10 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #11 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Neighborhoods
Rival to Castello for bragging rights as the largest of Venice's six sestieri (boroughs).
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Ranked #12 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #13 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
Owner description: Designed by Baldassare Longhena in 1631-83, the church's façade is embellished with 125 statues, which form a sharp contrast... more » Owner description: Designed by Baldassare Longhena in 1631-83, the church's façade is embellished with 125 statues, which form a sharp contrast to the somber interior. « less
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Ranked #14 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Historic Sites; Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #15 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #16 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
This cathedral was first built in the seventh century.
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Ranked #17 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Art Museums; Castles
Owner description: A patrician residence at San Stae, Palazzo Mocenigo houses valuable 18th century artworks and is also home to the Study... more » Owner description: A patrician residence at San Stae, Palazzo Mocenigo houses valuable 18th century artworks and is also home to the Study Centre for the History of Textiles and Costumes. A fine selection of rare textiles and costumes of particular importance are displayed. The collection is laid out with a significant importance given to garments and accessories. Mainly of Venetian origin, the works are often embellished with lace and embroidery, skills of several artisans who made such a contribution to that refined luxury and elegance for which the Venetians of those days were famous for. « less
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Ranked #18 of 90 Cultural in Venice
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Ranked #19 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Neighborhoods; Islands
The picturesque island of Giudecca is home to the world-famous Hotel Cipriani.
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Ranked #20 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Historic Sites; Art Galleries
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Ranked #21 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #22 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Museums
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Ranked #23 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Ranked #24 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Libraries
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Ranked #25 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Religious Sites
Owner description: Built in 1745 by architect Masaari, the façade of this church has a classical style, and is noted for the presence of Gian... more » Owner description: Built in 1745 by architect Masaari, the façade of this church has a classical style, and is noted for the presence of Gian Battista Tiepolo's masterpieces, the "Fortezza e la Pace" and the "Trionfo delle Fede," which is painted on the ceiling. « less
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Ranked #26 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Cemeteries; Islands
Venice's cemetary island since the 1800s.
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Ranked #27 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Neighborhoods
Owner description: Venice district that offers many interesting historic sites such as the Church of San Giacomo di Rialto, thought to be the... more » Owner description: Venice district that offers many interesting historic sites such as the Church of San Giacomo di Rialto, thought to be the oldest church in Venice. « less
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Ranked #28 of 90 Cultural in Venice
  • Wonderful museum!12/23/2013
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Ranked #29 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Religious Sites; Churches/ Cathedrals

A must for all architecture fans as this is one of Palladio,s finest works.For mere mortals it is a wonderful serene church,unlike most Italian churches it is uncluttered and a... more »

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Ranked #30 of 90 Cultural in Venice
Category: Neighborhoods; Religious Sites
Owner description: Dating back to the 16th-century, this is the oldest Jewish Ghetto in the world with its five synagogues, which are the oldest... more » Owner description: Dating back to the 16th-century, this is the oldest Jewish Ghetto in the world with its five synagogues, which are the oldest still existing. « less
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