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"Private Tour: San Polo Walking Tour - Merchants
"Private Tour: San Polo Walking Tour - Merchants Courtesans and Painters""In a city where west met the east exotic items like silk and oriental spices were traded along with copper and wood. Many of the courtesans lived in sumptuous apartments and were accomplished musicians and brilliant conversationalists. They were even secretly used as spies for the state.The second part of this tour allows you to admire the Gothic Frari church which dwarfs the eastern section of San Polo. Built by Franciscans in around 1250 it is one of the city's largest places of worship. You will admire its striking interior
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Skip the Line: Best of Venice Private Tour Including San Marco Doges' Palace and Gondola Ride
"See the very best Venice has to offers in one day private walking tour. Explore historic sites including an extended visit to St Mark’s Basilica with our very knowledgeable English-speaking guide. No queuing and VIP treatment all the way with this exclusive package. You will be immersed in Venetian culture as you meander through Venice perhaps Venice’s most famous landmark. Here you can admire the magnificence of the Doge’s Palace and with 'skip-the-line' tickets you will soon be inside discovering the beautiful ceilings with frescoes by Tintoretto and walls adorned with paintings by V Venice’s famous lover and writer was imprisoned in one of the palace attics before managing to escape? Next is the highlight of the tour; the spectacular Basilica San Marco. The guide will point out how eastern architecture and western design have come together to create the Basi some made in the city and others plundered during the crusades. Of particular interest are the 11th century mosaics some of the few treasures that have survived the Basilica’s floods and fires over the centuries. This carefully designed guided tour includes many other famous sites includingCampo San Giovanni e Paolo
From EUR760.00
 
Venice Like a Local: Private Walking Tour
"A secret walking tour that will allow you to know the best preserved and authentic face of the city: narrow streets and canals beautiful squares and churches.Discover the areas of the city less frequented by the bustle of tourists and experience the authentic Venice following routes more peculiar than the classic tourist tours. There are numerous examples of places that bridges and facades.The tour departs from the top middle section of Rialto Bridge and explore the secret spots of Rialto and San Polo area. The route can be customised according to your personal wishes."""Discover the authenticity of Venice and visit those hidden pathways and secret spots like a local. Explore the city's streets during this 2-hours walking tour with the help of knowledgeable local guide.title=Highlights&1=%3Cp%3E2-hour+private+walking+tour+of+Venice%3C%2Fp%3E&2=%3Cp%3ESee+the+hidden+side+of+Venice+only+locals+know%3C%2Fp%3E&3=%3Cp%3EGet+away+from+the+crowds+to+see+authentic+Venice%3C%2Fp%3E&4=%3Cp%3EChoose+a+morning+or+afternoon+tour%3C%""
From EUR250.00

Back Street Canals Tips (101)

Reach across

Venice is crisscrossed by canals and also by small pedestrian streets. Where the streets and the canals intersect, they are crossed by small pedestrian bridges. Some of the canals are quite narrow -...
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grandmaR
Mar 19, 2016

Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni

The Schiavoni is Venetian name for Slav inhabitants, who had become so numerous and influential by the end of the 15th century that they could afford to built "Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni",...
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croisbeauty
Jan 04, 2015

Away from the crowd!

Backstreets/canals of VeniceIf you just wander around without looking on your map you will come at the nicest place in Venice. You don't have any idea where you are, but getting really lost is...
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Roeffie
Aug 17, 2014

Away from the crowd

Backstreets/canals of VeniceIf you just wander around without looking on your map you will come at the nicest place in Venice. You don't have any idea where you are, but getting really lost is...
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Roeffie
Aug 17, 2014

Venice: Doing the Math

Travels in Italy: Doing the math……Venice/ Venezia According to Venetian official statistics approximately 16 million people visited the province of Venice in 2011, with increases projected for...
chiore
Sep 28, 2013

Find Hidden Places

If I can give any advice to a person going to Venice it would be to wander away from the big canal and get lost. Yes, get lost... Because by finding your way around, you will discover so many...
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painterdave
Jun 15, 2012

Tour of Dorsoduro

People are always saying "part of the charm of Venice is just wandering and getting lost." Well...I do agree with the wandering part but have a solution for the "getting lost" part. I found a...
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monorailgold
Sep 25, 2009

Ponte dei Pugni -Bridge of Fists!

DORSODUROAlso known as San Barnabas bridgeApparently there are other bridges in Venice called Ponte dei Pugni, but this is the only one with marble/ Istrian stone footprints, marking the places where...
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suvanki
Apr 26, 2009

Ponte dei Carmini and Fondamente Osmarin

CASTELLOI passed by this small bridge quite a few times, during my visit Christmas 2006, as it was near to my hotel. It is at the end of the Fondamente Osmarin.I quite liked this bridge, particularly...
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suvanki
Jan 11, 2009

Walk in the evening

Wait for the evening and then go walking around. We found that we mostly had the streets to ourselves. The magic of Venice just gets to you in completely different way when you´re all alone in a small...
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babelic
Dec 09, 2008

GET LOST !!!

I DONT WANT TO BE RUDE, BUT IM GONNA TELL YOU TO GET LOST !!GETTING LOST IN THE BACK STREETS OR IN THIS CASE CANALS OF VENICE IS A REAL MUST DO...STICK THE GUIDE BOOK AND MAP IN YOUR POCKET AND TAKE A...
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wanderingbilly
Jun 12, 2008

The Camel house

Palazzo Mastelli (House of the Camel) sometimes also called Palazzo del Cammello, Campo dei Mori, Cannaregio. On the other side of the canal from the church Madonna...
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sim1
Mar 03, 2008
 
 
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"Venezia"
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"Wandering around Venice with Suvanki"
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"Amore eterno per Venezia la Serenissima :-)"
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San Polo District - Sestiere San Polo

These two Sestieri blend into each other and offer opportunities for quiet walks in dark, narrow alleys in addition to some of the most beautiful churches - and the famed paintings inside the...
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Ca' Pesaro

Ca' Pesaro turned out to be my favourite art museum in Venice. It is housed in a beautiful baroque-style palazzo built on the Grand Canal between 1659 and 1710. The palazzo was turned into a museum at...
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Canal Grande

this will be my pictures foe the night view of the grand canal The Grand Canal is the main artery of Venice that splits the city rougly into two halves and of which 4 bridges cross the grand canal at...
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Campo Santa Margherita

Piazzas are the happening centers here and there throughout the city. Some have less activity than others. This one was quite busy. I think because it was near the schools for the kids. We noticed...
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Palazzo Grassi

Completed by 1772, Palazzo Grassi was the last major palace to be built in Venice before the fall of the Republic. It was commissioned by the Grassi family (from Bologna) and designed by the architect...
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Ca' Rezzonico

The baroque palazzo Ca' Rezzonico at the Canale Grande - with its striking facade of white marble - is one of the finest examples of Venice city palaces now open to the public. It was built in the...
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