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Address: Dorsoduro | Dorsoduro 190, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 277 1179
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
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This Venetian district is home to some of the city’s most renowned art...

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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a great walk through the district

Spent the afternoon walking through the streets - get lost, find yourself again and do it all over. Once can absorb more of the local culture with slightly less tourism than near... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent the afternoon walking through the streets - get lost, find yourself again and do it all over. Once can absorb more of the local culture with slightly less tourism than near St. Mark's. With several bars/trattorias/gelaterias, there's always a spot to sit down watch people walk by or navigate the canals, or listen to church bells

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dorsoduro is an artistic and youthful area; filled to the brim with bustling students and local art. While no place can really escape the pandemic touches of tourism, Dorsoduro does its best to produce a local feel.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a great idea to just walk around Venice and see what's there. We came upon a Gondola repair shop where the guys were putting a gondola back into the water. There were having some trouble, but it was very entertaining to watch.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for several nights in the most basic accommodation but it ws fine because we spent little time there and most of our time out and about soaking up the joys of Venice. I found this part of Venice to be typical of most of the town and why everyone loves Venice. It's a little bit out of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in this area and taking early morning walks and late evening walks in this part of Venice makes you realize why Venice is one of the most visited places in the world. Truely, away from tourists, yet, the most attractive part of REAL Venice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming neighbourhood away from the bustle of central Venice. It almost doesn't matter that this is one of the nicest and quietest areas in Venice, just take your time to wander and get lost.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For those who wish to be just outside of the thundering herds between San Marco and Rialto, this area is a treat. The tip of it is almost opposite San Marco. It's a university area and the stores and shops cater more to every day folk. If you stay within easy access of the Accadamia Bridge you can walk across... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming neighborhood, close to everything, with convenient water taxi stop and amazing cafes and restaurants and grocery store.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cannaregio houses some of the most beautiful palaces and the lovely Salute church, as well as picturesque canals. Across the Accademia Bridge (my favourite view of the Grand Canal), this area is much less crowded than the opposite side. One can stroll through the alleys, where many students live and see the everyday life of the Venetians around Campo Santa... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since Venice around San Marco has become a high end shopping mall, escaping to the other side of the canal is a delightful step back into the Venice of old.

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
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