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Venice Biennale 2018 - Fantastic!

The Venice Biennale this year was wonderful! The theme "Freespace" was taken up by national and... read more

Reviewed October 17, 2018
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Visit Venice is not only Venice city culture but also the must visit location in La Biennale to... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
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Dorsoduro / Accademia
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

Since the Venetian La Biennale - that Magic Time of Art / Theme expositions only takes place each Two Years, then it’s a treat to attend it. We enjoyed seeing the many country exposition halls when out in the Arsenale area. Enjoy!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We like to attend during the later weeks of the Biennale as there are less people overall. We find the two day pass (one day Giardini, one day Arsenale) not enough time to see everything (and we are not architects)! It is so interesting to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

The Venice Biennale this year was wonderful! The theme "Freespace" was taken up by national and invited exhibits with vigor and beauty. It was one of the gems of the summer in Venice, with the main exhibitions at the Giardini and Arsenale complimented by the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

For all architects and people of arts , La Bienalle in Venezia is the best place to see all countries and they respond on the ' Free space' - this year.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

It is a nice experience in a very nice location. It is expensive, 25€/person and be prepared to walk a lot! Some pavilions are really great! Professionals may need more than one day to explore.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

Visit Venice is not only Venice city culture but also the must visit location in La Biennale to explore different cities style of building and history.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chuan C
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

The 2018 Biennale was definitely a very interesting experience. The theme was free space which was dealt with very thoughtfully by some pavilions and not as successfully by some others. Highlights included the German and Italian pavilions, with the British blank walls at the other...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed September 21, 2018

To really enjoy and appreciate you,ll need more than one day. We tried to see the architecture exhibition but it was a shame that at the end of the day we had to rush and skip things, going from the exceptionally beautiful Arsenale to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

I know that there are many things to see in Venice but if you don’t like crowds and still want to experience the athmosphere of Venice a visit to the Biennale is a great choice. I went this year for the first time and I...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

As an art student I've heard about Biennale a lot, simply being there was lovely enough already. The surrounding area is also not so touristy, it is relaxing to escape from all the crowds in San Marco.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anais M
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Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighborhood with
street artists, students, painters, sculptors,
restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and
heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's
collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for
evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries
cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica
buttresses the neighborhood to the east. Gondolas bob
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Response from Ronald B | Reviewed this property |
Venice hotels come in a great variety of styles and prices. So any advice is to be discussed. Stay far away from St Marco square is the best advice for a location: to expensive and crowded. In september temparature can feel... More
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Ideally, you need two days. One for the event in the Giardini and one for the event in the Arsenale. It is normally possible to fit in the other small places dotted about Venice (if you don't mind walking). If you are going... More
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Stay in castello- better access to venues, less tourists and still easy to get to San Marco