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Attractions in Venice

There are plenty of sites to see and places to visit on your vacation in Venice. Below you’ll find information on the most interesting tourist attractions and must-see destinations in Venice and the surrounding area.

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Redentore MAP
Seeking divine intervention to fend off the plague epidemic in the 16th century, the Senate vowed to build a church dedicated to the Redeemer. The Church of the Redeemer was quickly built in Venice in 1577 for this purpose. Using humble materials such...MORE INFO
San Giorgio Maggiore MAP
One of the few islands of Venice, the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore sits south of the main group of islands. Originally occupied by the Romans before being privately owned by the Memmo family, the island is home to the church of San Giorgio Maggiore,...MORE INFO
Campo S. Francesco della Vigna MAP
At the time the Franciscan monks founded this church in the 13th century, the area was covered with vines, creating the name Church of Saint Francis of the Vine. Architect Sansovino designed this church, which resembles a temple and contains a bell tower...MORE INFO
Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, Dorsoduro, 701 MAP
One of the museums of the Guggenheim Foundation, the Peggy Guggenheim Collection on the banks of the Grand Canal in Venice is home to an important collection of modern European and American art, as well as Italian futurists. The museum showcases the...MORE INFO
Ponte dei Sospiri MAP
The famous Bridge of Sighs in Venice connects the Doge’s Palace with the old prison. It therefore is the last thing that the prisoners would see before being incarcerated, with the bridge allegedly receiving its named from the supposed sighs heard from...MORE INFO
Zattere MAP
The Zattere is a quay in Venice that features some interesting buildings. While waiting for a boat to zip around the canals, visitors can marvel at the old salt warehouses, the Church of the Holy Spirit and an old hospital that was known to treat the...MORE INFO
Campo S. Giacomo dall'Orio MAP
Located on the square with the same name, the Church of San Giacomo dell'Orio in Venice was founded in the 9th century. The church has undergone multiple renovations throughout its history, most notably the inclusion of two columns from the Fourth Crusade...MORE INFO
Piazza San Marco 52 MAP
Situated off of the Piazza San Marco in Venice, the Museo Correr serves as the civic museum for the city. The large museum showcases what daily life was like through Venetian history, including artifacts, documents, art and maps of the region. Neoclassical...MORE INFO
Ponte Rialto MAP
Once the only bridge spanning the Grand Canal, the Rialto Bridge is now one of four that cross the waters. The bridge was originally constructed so that citizens could easily get to the Rialto market on the eastern bank of the canal. The bridge was rebuilt...MORE INFO
Isola San Lazzaro degli Armeni MAP
The small island of San Lazzaro degli Armeni in the Venetian Lagoon was once used as a leper colony in the 12th century, named after the patron saint of lepers, St. Lazarus. After being abandoned, the island was given to Armenian monks who developed...MORE INFO

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