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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
From EUR37.00
 
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

Castello District - Sestiere Castello Tips (37)

Riva degli Schiavoni

CASTELLOVAPORETTO - SAN ZACCARIA / SAN MARCO (VALLARESSO)Crossing over Ponte della Paglia, having taken your photo of The Bridge of Sighs, you arrive onto Riva degli Schiavoni - The Dalmations Quay....
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suvanki
Oct 07, 2010

Calle delle Rasse and Hotel Danieli

CASTELLOVAPORETTO - SAN ZACCARIARetracing your steps along the Riva degli Schiavoni, look for the Hotel Danieli. This is the largest and possibly one of the most famous hotels in Venice, and one of...
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suvanki
Oct 07, 2010

Campo San Zanipolo, one of my favourite campi

Of all the campi in Venice I saw and sat for a while Campo San Zanipolo was my favourite. Ok, this was easy because I stayed around the corner in an apartment for the major part of my 12 days in 2007....
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Trekki
Nov 24, 2015

Amazing façade of Scuola di San Marco

Brotherhoods or scuole played a major role in Venezia’s past. They often had the most marvellous buildings and a lot of money. One of these scuole is or better was Scuola Grande di San Marco, the...
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Trekki
Jun 23, 2015

Vittorio Emanuele 11 monument

CASTELLOVAPORETTO - SAN ZACCARIAOn the Riva degli Schiavoni is this impressive statue to Vittorio Emanuele 11, who was the first king of the united Italy.The monument was created by the Roman...
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suvanki
Oct 07, 2010

Chiesa S. Francesco della Vigna & vineyards

I continued my walks through Venice’s north eastern following the streets east of Basilica Santi Giovanni e Paolo, through very charming tiny little streets where I must have been the only visitor on...
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Trekki
Jun 23, 2015

Join me on a tour through “my” Castello

Writing about Venice will always be a difficult task because almost everything has been said. I have decided that I will arrange my reviews according to the walks I did during my 12 days in town in...
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Trekki
Jun 22, 2015

Backstreet Castello, is your fish big enough

When I saw Christine(j)’s review about ancient measurements in Heidelberg, precisely is your pretzel big enough I smiled and realised how many of these old measurements had been used in the old ages....
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Trekki
Nov 24, 2015

THE HIDDEN STATUE

La Donna Partigiana. That’s her official name. She is one of the most intriguing statues in the world, and one of the best hidden. In high tide this forlorn statue is submerged under the dark green...
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DAO
Dec 04, 2009

Riva degli Schiavoni - Funfair

CASTELLOVAPORETTO - SAN ZACARRIA or ARSENALEPopular with local children and teenagers. I understand that this fair is only open December and January.About half a dozen rides, including dodgem cars,...
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suvanki
Oct 07, 2010

walk in Castello

We started to walk behind La Pieta church to explore Castello. First we saw the church S.Giovanni Batista in Bragova (pic 1) at campo Bandiera e Moro. It was the place where Vivaldi was baptized and...
mindcrime
Jul 03, 2009

Via Giuseppe Garibaldi or Via Garibaldi

CASTELLO (East)Via Garibaldi was one of my favourite places to wander along - bustling with life, there's plenty to see on this wide street, which has quite a local feel to it. Children playing, old...
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suvanki
Jan 22, 2009
 
 
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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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