VENETIAN WOMEN: STORIES OF FEMININE POWER

Who would have ever imagine that the first woman in history to have obtain a graduation was Venetian?

How many women had been able to distinguish themselves in the most flourishing years of the city?

Who were the most peculiar and charming feminine personalities, who gave their personal contribution to the lagoon and, why not, to the emancipation of women?

Here we are going to find out the story of some women who made their path and career, starting in the “city of water”: another reason to be proud of our wonderful Venice and to discover its most underrated characters, which we want to bring to light.

Elena Lucrezia Cornaro
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10 PLACES TO SEE IN CANNAREGIO

If you arrive in Venice by train, the first place you will see is the Sestiere of Cannaregio (if you don’t remember what a Sestiere is or how Venice is divided read here).

If you don’t have enough time to visit the city, or if you want to see something different than Saint Mark Square, in Cannaregio you can find a lot of nice places.

Ten of them are:

1)  Jewish Ghetto : it was the residence of the Jews since the law of 1516. It is surrounded by water and it has only two accesses. Today, you can still find Jewish population and it is a particular area of Venice for the height of houses and for the presence of synagogues.

jewish ghetto in Venice

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