Museo della Fondazione Querini Stampalia
Palazzo Querini Stampalia
In 1869 Conte Giovanni Querini Stampalia made a gift of his ancestral palazzo to the city on the forward-thinking condition that its...
Chiesa di Santa Maria Formosa
Originally built from wood and thatched with straw, Santa Maria Formosa was the first church on the Rialto to be dedicated to the Virgin...
This hearty Venetian version of an Irish pub comes complete with Guinness, Kilkenny Cream and Bulmer’s cider, plus Sky Sport TV for...
The cooks at this to-go pizza joint (where slices and pies are sold by weight) take their job seriously enough to dress in traditional...
Lonely Planet review
One drink grants you access to the works of two modernist master architects through the Querini Stampalia bookshop. Rainy days are right for hot chocolate in Mario Botta’s neoclassical cafe, with white walls framed with black polished-concrete floors. Outside, Carlo Scarpa’s clever, Levant- inspired concrete irrigation channels bring Venice’s canals indoors, adding industrial cool to your spritz in the sunny garden.