Sights & Attractions in Venice

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Name Category Location
 
Biblioteca Marciana
There's a wondrous collection of centuries-old...
Museums / Galleries, Libraries San Marco
 
Ca' Pesaro
Baldassare Longhena's grand Baroque palace is the...
Museums / Galleries Santa Croce
 
Campanile
Construction of Venice's famous brick bell tower...
Viewpoints San Marco
 
Campo San Polo
Only Piazza San Marco is larger than this square,...
Religious Sites San Polo
 
Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo
This large, attractive square is the site of two...
Squares Castello
 
Campo Santo Stefano
In Venice's most prestigious residential...
Religious Sites San Marco
 
Chiesa della Pietà
Unwanted babies were left on the steps of this...
Religious Sites Castello
 
Chiostro di Sant'Apollonia
Behind the basilica and over a bridge, a short...
Religious Sites Castello
 
Gesuati
When the Dominicans took over the church of Santa...
Religious Sites Dorsoduro
 
Gesuiti
The interior walls of this early-18th-century...
Religious Sites Cannaregio
 
Museo Archeologico
Venice is the only major Italian city without an...
Museums / Galleries San Marco
 
Museo Correr
This museum of Venetian art and history...
Museums / Galleries San Marco
 
Museo Storico Navale
The boat collection here includes scale models...
Museums / Galleries Castello
 
Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo
Easy to miss despite its vicinity to Piazza San...
Architectural Sites San Marco
 
Palazzo Grassi
Built between 1748 and 1772 by Giorgio Massari...
Museums / Galleries San Marco
 
Palazzo Vendramin-Calergi
Hallowed as the place of Richard Wagner's death...
Castles / Palaces Cannaregio
 
Punta della Dogana
Funded by the billionaire who owns Christie's...
Museums / Galleries Dorsoduro
 
Querini-Stampalia
A connoisseur's delight, this art collection at...
Museums / Galleries Castello
 
San Francesco della Vigna
Although this church contains some interesting...
Religious Sites Castello
 
San Giacomo dell'Orio
This lovely square was named after a laurel tree...
Religious Sites, Squares Santa Croce
 
San Giovanni Elemosinario
Storefronts make up the façade, and the altars...
Religious Sites Santa Croce
 
San Sebastiano
Paolo Veronese (1528–88), although still in his...
Religious Sites Dorsoduro
 
San Stae
The church of San Stae—the Venetian name for...
Religious Sites Santa Croce
 
San Zaccaria
Practically more a museum than a church, San...
Religious Sites Castello
 
Sant'Alvise
For Tiepolo fans, trekking to the outer...
Religious Sites Cannaregio
 
Santa Maria Formosa
Guided by his vision of a beautiful Madonna,...
Religious Sites Castello
 
Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni
Founded in 1451 by the Dalmatian community, this...
Houses / Mansions Castello
 
Scuola Grande dei Carmini
When the order of Santa Maria del Carmelo...
Religious Sites Dorsoduro
 
Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista
This scuola was founded in the 13th century, but...
Religious Sites San Polo
 
Torre dell'Orologio
This enameled clock, completed in 1499, was most...
Historic Districts / Sites San Marco

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