Basilica dei Frari : one of the most glorious churches of Venice

frari basilica

Did you know that Basilica dei Frari (shortly called ‘Frari‘) is the biggest church in Venice?

It is placed in the Campo dei Frari, in the Sestiere of San Polo and it is dedicated to Assumption of Maria.

frari location

If you have never been here I suggest to visit it… I always take my friends here and it has always a lot of success, not only for the dimensions, but for the art that it contains.

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UNREALIZED VENICE: MASIERI MEMORIAL BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT

As announced here, from this April we are starting a new project in collaboration with Venice in Pattern: a person, a place, one story, many emotions.

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Personality: Frank Lloyd Wright.

Place: Masieri Memorial on the Grand Canal, unrealized project.

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April is a promise that May is bound to keep” once said Hal Borland. It is quite true. April is not winter and it is not summer, just spring, an unrealized time of change. Continue reading “UNREALIZED VENICE: MASIERI MEMORIAL BY FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT”

COSTANTINI GLASS BEADS – A FAMILY TRADITION AND A NEW AND INNOVATIVE APPROACH

written by Behind Venice, pics by Behind Venice

In this trip called Behind Venice, we will discover the Venetian craftsmanship. The first stop is at the historic glass pearl factory Costantini Glass Beads.
Take the water bus (Vaporetto) and stop at Murano Venier, get off and, first left and then right, you are in Calle del Cimitero, in front of the door of the centennial factory, which since 2006 is owned by Alessandro Moretti, the grandson of Ubaldo Costantini (his great-grandfather) and Cleto Costantini (his grandfather).

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Alessandro Moretti di Costantini Glass Beads

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