Neighborhoods in Venice

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  • mfilcol2014
    Lisbon, Portugal641 contributions
    Canareggio is an oasis in the midst of the hustle and bustle of tourists. Although there are fewer tourists. A very friendly neighborhood, still inhabited by true Venetians. Beautiful and quiet squares, streets and canals. Don't miss a walk along the Fondamentas with several options for eat or simply drink a coffee or an aperitif. Inside, don't miss the Jewish Ghetto. Very interesting
    Written May 24, 2022
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  • Lesley F
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates40 contributions
    Lovely old part of town. More for the locals than tourists. More Campo's to see as in all other the areas. Buildings are amazing. We wandered through San Polo into Dosoduro acoss the bridge to the Basillica at the end of the Grand Canal
    Written May 16, 2022
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  • LetsGo11215
    Brooklyn, NY65 contributions
    I believe Cannaregio was the site of Europe’s first Jewish ghetto. It is important to recognize its significance in history. The neighborhood is actually quite beautiful to walk around in also.
    Written May 3, 2022
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  • Robert O
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands3,128 contributions
    On the Western side of the Grand Canal, just under 1 km from Piazzale Roma, this small pleasant square (even with some trees) offers space to socialize with different kinds of local people. University Ca Foscari is not far away and still local life as it used to be, flourishes. Elderly people on the benches, children playing, some local shops and cafés, but also many tourists who want to escape the crowds.
    Written September 16, 2021
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  • romanshorner
    Munich, Germany883 contributions
    This part of Venice is also popular and there are a lot of tourists, but it is not a place of overtourism. There are still local people walking around. It has no main sights, but interesting sights and buildings like Frari church, Scuola San Rocco or San Polo church. It is also a good area for buying exclusive souveniers if you are not looking for the standard stuff but you want something more exclusive like handcrafted ceramics, nice cloths or books. This part of the city shows, like tourism in Venice should be.
    Written January 31, 2021
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  • romanshorner
    Munich, Germany883 contributions
    Although this part of the city is near the railway station and near the bus stops and parking lots, it is still a quiet part. There are no main sights there, but it is a good area to walk around and just enjoy Venice. It is not dead, there are still local people, shops and restaurants. There are not only the typical souvenir shops, you also can find more exclusive things there.
    Written January 31, 2021
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  • SmileyKay
    Cluj-Napoca, Romania1,423 contributions
    The only "street" in venice, Strada Nova is the one that connects the Port of Venice (naming Piazzale Roma and Train Station) to the heart of Venice. Depending on the time of the day, among the hustle&bustle everyone is telling you about, in the adjoining streets you can discover hidden gems that re not to be missed (see the attached picture)
    Written October 4, 2020
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  • Angelo S
    Hilliard, OH2,657 contributions
    The interesting thing about this piazza is the mix of people that one will see here. Not entirely touristy as there are few sites in the area (La Scala Bovolo, Teatre Fenice) but is much more local as there are many residences and a large local government building nearby. A number of shops, a couple of bars and a restaurant line the piazza. We actually visited here a few times during our stay to grab a coffee or an afternoon snack.
    Written December 1, 2019
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  • Raffiella11
    Leicestershire, UK4,699 contributions
    This is one of many interesting squares you see on the long walk from san salute to rialto.

    A huge dominating white church with an interesting figure either side of the front door, several outdoor restaurants and a couple of great shops. On the way out of the square there is a small pretty canal with a fabulous palazzo facing you.
    Written March 31, 2020
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  • Ritu V
    New Delhi, India358 contributions
    The place although is not that known. There are few restaurants nearby. Venice has a beautiful architecture all around.
    Written December 20, 2015
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  • Raffiella11
    Leicestershire, UK4,699 contributions
    Great place to wander along during the day, but magical at night.

    You walk at the side of the small pretty rio dei pietro canal with the odd small boat
    tied up, the several local venetian shops come to life when illuminated at night. We always stand and gaze inside, on our way to the fabulous venetian restaurant at the end of the fondamenta called Ai Gondolieri which is a favourite of ours

    At the far end, there is a small bridge crossing the canal
    Written April 30, 2020
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  • Robert O
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands3,128 contributions
    While being the largest of the six sestieri (districts) of Venice, Castello is not as densely populated as the other ones. More than half of its space is taken by the historic Arsenal complex. This naval base, however was pivotal in the development of Venice as a maritime power until well into the 1700s.

    Castello has been the area where most Venetians of Greek origin lived (mainly in the area closer to the center near San Giorgio dei Greci church). There are also some nice green areas towards the southeast such as the Giardini Della Biennale where every year new modern art is exhibited. Via Garibaldi is one of the few boulevards in Venice with regular shops and bars where ordinary people go.

    Overall a district worth visiting, also because it has not been affected by mass tourism (yet).
    Written October 16, 2021
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