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Housed in a former Benedictine monastery dedicated to Sant’Apollonia, this museum has a fairly predictable collection of religious art and the occasional...
Even if you don't have the cash to buy a Venini, pop into its gallery to see how it's done by the experts. Of the big houses – Seguso, Salviati, Barovier...
San Marco was officially the doge’s (duke’s) chapel until 1807, and the doge’s far-reaching influence is highlighted by gilt bronze horses in the Galleria ,...
Solar eclipses are only marginally more dazzling than Palladio's white Istrian marble facade. Begun in the 1560s, it owes more to ancient Roman temples than...
Don’t be fooled by its genteel Gothic elegance: behind that lacy, pink-chequered facade, the doge’s palace shows serious muscle and a steely will to survive....
A monumental sigh of relief, this splendid domed church was commissioned by Venice’s plague survivors as thanks for salvation. Baldassare Longhena's...
Masquerade madness stretches over two weeks in February before Lent. Tickets to La Fenice's masked balls start at €200, but there's a free-flowing wine...
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