Chiesa di San Polo
Travellers pass this modest 9th-century Byzantine brick church without guessing that major dramas unfold inside. Under the carena di...
Chiesa di San Silvestro
This church was founded in the 9th century, but with a rather dangerous tendency to slump. The structure had to be completely overhauled...
Ponte delle Tette
‘Tits Bridge’ got its name in the late 15th century, when neighbourhood prostitutes were encouraged to display their wares in windows...
Where bullfights were once held by rowdy Austrians, the city now hosts open-air movies, concerts and theatre performances from July to...
Antica Birraria della Corte
This former bullfight pen became a brewery in the 19th century to keep Venice’s Austrian occupiers occupied, and beer and heritage beef...
Campiello dei Meloni 1415 · interesting places nearby
Pasticceria Rizzardini information
‘From 1742’ boasts this corner bakery, whose reputation for krapfen (cream puffs), strudel and doughnuts has survived many an acqua alta – waters bailed from the store are preserved in bottles above the bar. Stop by any time for reliable espresso, spritz and pallone di Casanova (Casanova’s balls) biscuits – but act fast if you want that last slice of tiramisu.