Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Miracoli
When Nicolò di Pietro’s Madonna icon started miraculously weeping in its outdoor shrine around 1480, crowd control became impossible in...
Giddily over the top even by rococo standards, this gaudy, glitzy 18th-century Jesuit church is difficult to take in all at once, with a...
Scuola Grande di San Marco
Instead of a simple Saturday father-son handyman project, sculptor Pietro Lombardo and his sons had something more ambitious in mind: a...
There's nowhere better for a coffee on the way to or from Murano and the northern lagoon islands. Late in the day, you may be tempted to...
Birds sweetly singing in this campo are probably angling for your leftovers, but they don’t stand a chance. Chef-owner Luciano’s...
Lonely Planet review
Gianni Basso doesn't advertise his letterpressing services: the clever calling cards crowding his studio window do the trick. Restaurant critic Gale Greene’s title is framed by a knife and fork, and Hugh Grant’s moniker appears next to a surprisingly tame lion. Bring cash to commission business cards, ex-libris, menus or invitations, and trust Signor Basso to deliver via post.