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Venice, Italy City Trip - Attractions

Il Palazzo Ducale in Venice, Italy


What to See & Do in Venice, Italy

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ATTRACTIONS

Ca'D'Oro
Strada Nova, 3932
30121 Cannaregio
39-041-520-0345
www.cadoro.org
çade, which used to include gold leaf, and its collection of Italian, Flemish, and Dutch paintings

Ca’Rezzonico in Venice
Ca'Rezzonico
Ca'Rezzonico
Dorsoduro 3136
30123 Venezia
39-041-241-0100
carezzonico.visitmuve.it
This white marble palace on the Grand Canal is now dedicated to eighteenth century Venice

Casa Carlo Goldoni
San Marco, 1080
30124 Venezia
39-349-497-7409
www.carlogoldoni.eu
The home of perhaps Venice's best known playwright is now a museum

Gallerie dell'Accademia
Campo della Carità
Dorsoduro 1050
30130 Venezia
www.gallerieaccademia.org
This rich collection of renaissance art includes works by Bellini, Carpaccio and Giorgione


Il Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace)
Piazza San Marco, 1
30124 Venezia
Public Entrance: Porta del Frumento, Piazzetta San Marco
39-041-271-591
palazzoducale.visitmuve.it
The pink-and-white marble Gothic-Renaissance is now home to Renaissance artistry like Titian, Veronese and Tiepolo

Museo del Merletto
Piazza Baldassare Galuppi, 187
30012 Burano
39-041-730-034
39-041-735-471
museomerletto.visitmuve.it
Discover the art and history of lace at this lesser known museum on Burano

Museo del Vetro
Fondamenta Marco Giustinian, 8
30121 Murano
39-04-173-9586
museovetro.visitmuve.it
For centuries, the center of European glass making was on Murano Island, the best of which is displayed at this museum

Museo della Comunità Ebraica
Sestiere Cannaregio, 2902/b
30121 Venezia
39-04-171-5359
www.museoebraico.it
Set between the two ancient Venetian synagogues, this museum houses artifacts going back to the sixteenth century
Lace Museum workers
Museo del Vetro

Palazzo Zenobio
Fondamenta del Soccorso
2597
Venezia
39-041-522-8770
www.palazzo-zenobio.com
This seventeenth-century palace has only recently opened its doors to visitors, who come for the frescos and one of the city's largest gardens

Saint Mark's Basilica
San Marco, 328
30124 Venezia
39-041-270-8311
www.basilicasanmarco.it
One of the most famous churches in the world and prime example of Byzantine-Italian architecture

San Nicolò dei Mendicoli
Campo San Nicolò
Dorsoduro 1907
30123 Venezia
39 041 275 0382
Considered the most essentially Venetian church, it houses one of the few winged lions not used for target practice by Napoleon's troops

Venice Naval History Museum
Riva S. Biasio Castello
2148, Venezia
39-041-244-1399
www.marina.difesa.it
In a city known for its boats, this museum has one of the best collections of model ships

SHOPS

Antichita' S. Maurizio
S. Marco-San Maurizio 2663
30124 Venezia
39-041-521-2510

Camiceria San Marco
San Marco, 4386
30124 Venezia
39-041-522-1432
www.shirtvenice.com
Venice's top custom shirtmaker has been dressing the stars for more than half a century

La Bottega Dei Mascareri
Ponte di Rialto, 80
39 041 522 3857
www.mascarer.com
Look no farther than this shop for your iconic Venetian carnival mask

Rialto Fish Market
Campo San Giacomo/Campo della Pescheria, San Polo
Venezia
Alongside the city's famed Grand Canal, the market has supplied locals with the fruits of the sea for centuries

MORE VENICE INFORMATION

Venice Bridge

 

* Photo of Palazzo Ducale from en.turismovenezia.it

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