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Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

Typically only called “the Frari”, the Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari is built in Gothic style and is one of the most famous churches in Venice. The church is located on the Campo dei Frari in the Venetian disctrict San Polo. The impressive church took over one century of construction work until completion […]

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Cantina do Mori

This bar does not look very inviting from the outside but is very popular amongst locals and in the meantime also amongst tourists. It is believed to be the oldest bar in Venice, dating back to the year 1463. It is really tiny but has a great interieur made of wood, barrels and pans and […]

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The Rialto Bridge

The Rialto Bridge is an icon sight in Venice you will visit anyways, even without intending to go there. It is located in the very heart of Venice, connecting the western part of the island with the center and the eastern part. It is one of only four bridges across the main Venetian canal, the […]

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Osteria Antico Dolo

When you cross the famous and impressive Rialto bridge from the East to the West and pass the fish market, you enter a dark area with a lot of small passages, some of them below arches. this old part of Venice is where the fishermen had their pubs and places to eat and hang out. Fortunately, […]

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Oltre Il Giardino

This place is truly different from the other places to stay in Venice. It is quiet and you can truly relax, away from the typical masses in Venice. In addition to that it has an incredible history as it once belonged to Mrs. Alma Mahler – for Europeans a well know lady, who lived there […]

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