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Dorsoduro

Dorsoduro | Dorsoduro 190, Venice, Italy
+39 041 277 1179
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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.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Dorsoduro | Dorsoduro 190, Venice, Italy
Dorsoduro / Accademia
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"accademia bridge"
in 58 reviews
"campo santa margherita"
in 35 reviews
"art galleries"
in 24 reviews
"great neighborhood"
in 16 reviews
"grand canal"
in 109 reviews
"the peggy guggenheim museum"
in 25 reviews
"great area to stay"
in 12 reviews
"san marco"
in 55 reviews
"salute church"
in 13 reviews
"madding crowd"
in 10 reviews
"much quieter"
in 22 reviews
"less touristy"
in 15 reviews
"quiet area"
in 13 reviews
"ca' rezzonico"
in 14 reviews
"real venice"
in 30 reviews
"vaporetto stops"
in 10 reviews
"walk around"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After being bombarded with tourists on our first day in Venice, we had a tour with Luisella from See Venice Tours which helped us to enjoy this city. She brought us to Dorsoduro which was quaint and quiet. Just a short walk from St Mark’s,...More

1  Thank Joe P
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Dorsoduro is on the other side of the grand canal from st Mark's square, so although busy it's considerably more pleasant that the throngs of tourists on the other side. It's a residential area so there are some really lovely small bars and some fantastic...More

1  Thank Kat10518
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yes it is a lovely area: beautiful calles and squares and bridges appearing everywhere and beautiful shops of antiquities and unusual Knick knack make the wondering in the area very relaxing and interesting. Best of all: there aren’t as many people as in central Venice!!!...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This part of Venice is a little more quiet, but just as beautiful. Escape the masses and tourist traps and wander around here instead.

1  Thank SophieBob
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at a hotel in Dorsoduro. A lovely neighbourhood with many nice local shops small attractions. Most importantly it’s a short walk away to the main attraction of San Marco and the hustle and bustle of Venice. Would definitely recommend staying in rush neighbourhood.

1  Thank carleysholidays
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Go right up to the bank of canal. It offers some mesmerising views of sunset. We sat there for 2 hours and just enjoyed the sight of sky turn dark.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the art district of Venezia. Many only come to the Academia and leave. The tiny alleys and restaurants are less crowded and the calmness and quietness of this area is restorative. Don't pass up the quieter areas that the locals use it shows...More

2  Thank swisstravelfreak
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a private apartment in this beautiful area of Venice. We were on a canal and it was about 60 metres to the Academia water bus stop, 5 minutes to the public gondola to take you across to the main shopping area, 20 minute...More

Thank danandman
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area (we were near the Salute water bus stop) was lovely and quiet, in the late evening there was a gentle refreshing breeze. The only bridge for this area was the Accademia. There are lots of water bus stops and would recommend a pass...More

Thank catbet_hol
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Should visit this side of Venice across the bridge from the more crowded area of St. Mark's square. Peggy Guggenheim Museum and Santa Maria della Salute church are both on this side. Less touristy, less crowded, more locals.

2  Thank cvtminch
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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
...More
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April 18, 2018|
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
Dorsoduro is safe and very pleasant, but not the cheapest. I guess Castello or Giudecca are. They are less central. Venice is a safe place except for pickpocketing. The pickpockets are very skillful, especially on... More
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Patricia C
January 14, 2018|
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Response from L1954YPjenm | Reviewed this property |
The road trip is long whereas the boat ferry or water taxi is far more direct,but a lot more expensive. It also it depends on your time of arrival/departure. We had a water taxi booked for our transportation from airport at... More
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Response from Hansianio | Reviewed this property |
I took the bus from Marco Polo Airport to Piazzale Roma and from there it was a 10 minute walk to our hotel in Dorsoduro. The bus was really easy to use and took around 30 minutes to get from the airport. Didn’t use a water... More
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