Venice Museums, Churches and Theatres

Today Venice is a city that is more than ever devoted to ART. Anyone choosing to take a holiday on the Lagoon has a vast choice of Venice Museums. There are those devoted to the history of the city, such as the Palazzo Ducale, the Museum of Eighteenth-Century Venice in the Ca Rezzonico or the Galleries of the Venetian Academy. Then there are those devoted to contemporary art such as the Palazzo Grazzi and Punta della Dogana as well as those focussing on costumes like the Palazzo Mocenigo and the Fortuny Museum. In Venice it is possible to take in art in all its forms in its numerous MUSEUMS, GALLERIES, CHURCHES, FOUNDATIONS and BUILDINGS.


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Teatro La Fenice

TEATRO LA FENICE

The Fenice theater in Venice: rich program of opera and symphonic music in Venice. On the 14th of December 2003 a moved and enthusiastic crowd entered again Venice’s most famous and favourite theatre: the Teatro della Fenice, finally risen up from its ashes. The building had been entirely destroyed (only […]

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M9 Museum

M9 MUSEUM

The twentieth century was also for Italy, and perhaps more than for other countries, the century of maximum contradictions: very rapid and previously unthinkable improvements in the living conditions and well-being of the population occurred alongside immense tragedies consumed in the most destructive wars that history remembers and also in […]

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Ca’ Rezzonico – Museum of 18th century

CA’ REZZONICO – MUSEUM OF 18TH CENTURY

One of the most beautiful palaces on the Grand Canal houses the museum of the eighteenth century in Venice: Ca ‘Rezzonico. Ca’ Rezzonico Palace was designed by the greatest Baroque architect of the city, Baldassare Longhena for the aristocratic Bon family, and works began in 1649. This is home to the […]

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Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

SCUOLA GRANDE DI SAN GIOVANNI EVANGELISTA

The Scuola Grande di San Giovani Evangelista was founded in 1261 in the church of San Aponal (Venice), near Rialto. In 1307 it was moved to the church of San Giovanni Evangelista and in 1340 it rented some rooms in the near hospice founded by the Badoer family. The Scuola […]

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Scuola Grande di San Rocco

SCUOLA GRANDE DI SAN ROCCO

The year 1485 was a very important year for the Scuola Grande of San Rocco as it came into possession of St. Roch’s body which had been stolen from Montpellier and placed in the church of San Geminiano waiting for a definitive placement. The Saint’s relics were later moved to […]

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Basilica of San Marco

BASILICA OF SAN MARCO

The visit to the Basilica of St. Mark is a must for anyone who is on vacation in the lagoon. On the eastern side of the St. Mark Square, the Basilica of San Marco stands between Palazzo Ducale and the Piazzetta dei Leoni (“Lions’ small square”). The Basilica of San […]

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Malibran Theater

MALIBRAN THEATER

The Malibran Theater in Venice has very ancient origins. the theater was built by the Grimani family in Campo San Giovanni Grisostomo in the second half of the 1600s and immediately became very famous because the drama sang was recited there, a new genre for the time. Having become a […]

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Palace Ca’ Vendramin Calergi – Venice Casinò

PALACE CA’ VENDRAMIN CALERGI – VENICE CASINò

Palace Ca ’Vendramin Calergi, considered by Francesco Sansovino (official historian of the Serenissima Republic) as one of the most important Palaces of the Grand Canal, is a noble expression of the Renaissance in Venice. Palazzo Ca ‘Vendramin Calergi consists of a ground floor, with water access from the Grand Canal, […]

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House of Carlo Goldoni

HOUSE OF CARLO GOLDONI

Come and visit the House of Carlo Goldoni, located in a beautiful building just a short walk from Campo of the Frari. Ca ‘Centani, or Centanni, better known as the “House of Carlo Goldoni“, was built in the fifteenth century. It is a typical Gothic palace of not excessive size, […]

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Church of San Giovanni e Paolo

CHURCH OF SAN GIOVANNI E PAOLO

The church of San Giovanni e Paolo, an example of Gothic architecture, rivals with the Frari’s church in terms of dimensions and magnificence and for the numerous works of art it treasures. It too is made in terracotta and its splendid façade soars towards the sky. From the 14th century […]

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