Ponte delle Tette
‘Tits Bridge’ got its name in the late 15th century, when neighbourhood prostitutes were encouraged to display their wares in windows...
This stately Grand Canal palace – designed by Domenico Rossi and completed in 1728 – has been commandeered by Fondazione Prada, but you...
Like a Carnevale costume built for two, the stately exterior of this Baldassare Longhena–designed 1710 palazzo hides two intriguing...
Casa Del Cinema
Venice’s public film archive shows art films in a modern 50-seat, wood-beamed screening room inside Palazzo Mocenigo. Original-language...
Traditionally, a fritolin was an eatery where diners sat at a communal table and tucked into fried fish. This is the modern equivalent,...
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La Margherita information
The charm of Venice is captured in a squiggle of Gothic archways by Margherita Rossetto, a cartoonist who also applies her graphic talents to ceramics at this studio. Hand-drawn cards feature Venetian signoras leaning over ironwork balconies, kitchen tiles feature cats sunning on Gothic windowsills, and grinning fish greet diners with a knowing wink on oval fish platters.