Where: Ca’ Rezzonico Dorsoduro 3136, 30123 Venice
Vaporetti: From Piazzale Roma: Line 1 Ca’ Rezzonico stop
From Santa Lucia Railway Station: Line 1 Ca’ Rezzonico stop
From Lido di Venezia: Line 1 Ca’ Rezzonico stop
When: 10 – 17 Last admission 4 pm Closed on Tuesday; from April, 1st 10 – 18
Prices: € 10
€ 7.50 Reduced
Tips: Enjoy the Italian garden and the little bridge for free.
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Where: Piazza San Marco
When: October and November 9.00 – 19.00, from November to April 9.30 – 15.45, from April to to June 9.00 – 19.00, from July to September 9.00 – 21.00. Ticket Office closing one hour before.
Prices: € 8
€ 4 Reduced
Tips: Enjoy the view on a clear sky day or at sunset.
Nestled in the heart of St. Mark’s Square, the the bell tower “il Campanile”,
usually called “El Paron de casa”, i.e. the house owner, may go unnoticed. Once you know its history, this won’t happen.
Almost 100 meter tall, it is one of the highest bell towers in Italy. Its simplicity makes it so charming. The red bricks are interrupted by the whiteness of the bell chamber. At the top the gold statue of Archangel Gabriel.
The original building was a lighthouse of the IXth century, while the actual Campanile is the result of subsequent works.
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