Sacro E Profano
Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto
Steps away from the Rialto Bridge, this church is famous for its 15th-century clock. The building itself dates back to the 11th century.
Rubbed for luck for centuries, the 1541 statue Il Gobbo (The Hunchback) is now protected by an iron railing. Il Gobbo served as a...
Ponte di Rialto
A superb feat of engineering, Antonio da Ponte’s 1592 Istrian stone span took three years and 250,000 gold ducats to construct. Adorned...
Discerning drinkers throng to this cupboard-sized counter on a Rialto market square to sip on top-notch prosecco and DOC wines by the...
Watch the world drift down the Grand Canal outside or canoodle indoors, but prepare to sit up and pay attention once the food arrives....
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Sacro E Profano information
Musicians, artists and philosophising regulars make this hideaway under the Rialto exceptionally good for eavesdropping – but once that handmade gnocchi or spaghetti alla búsara (Venetian prawn sauce) arrives, all talk is reduced to satisfied murmurs. The place is run by a Venetian ska-band leader, which explains the trumpets on the wall and the upbeat, arty scene.