Rubbed for luck for centuries, the 1541 statue Il Gobbo (The Hunchback) is now protected by an iron railing. Il Gobbo served as a...
Chiesa di San Giovanni Elemosinario
Hunkering modestly behind skimpy T-shirt kiosks is this soaring Renaissance brick church, built by Scarpagnino after a disastrous fire...
Consider permission to get happy granted: barcollo means stagger. DJs and sass from the handlebar-mustachoied bartender put the crowd...
Watch the world drift down the Grand Canal outside or canoodle indoors, but prepare to sit up and pay attention once the food arrives....
Campo Cesare Battisti 213 · interesting places nearby
Al Mercà information
Discerning drinkers throng this cupboard-sized bar crammed with cicheti and 60 different wines, including top-notch prosecco and DOC wines by the glass (€2 to €3.50). Arrive by 6.30pm for meatballs and mini-panini (€1 to €2) and easy bar access, or mingle with crowds stretching to the Grand Canal docks – there’s no seating, and it’s elbow room only at Venice's friendliest bar counter.