Ponte delle Tette
‘Tits Bridge’ got its name in the late 15th century, when neighbourhood prostitutes were encouraged to display their wares in windows...
Chiesa di Santa Maria Mater Domini
This church was rebuilt c 1524 on the site of a 10th-century church. Sansovino and Scarpagnino are alternately given credit for the...
Taverna da Baffo
This osteria named for Casanova’s licentious poet pal Giorgio Baffo is actually a converted chapel, stripped to its naked brick walls....
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...
Calle del Scaleter 2236 · interesting places nearby
A token jewel in the window is a tantalising hint of the custom jewellery this versatile goldsmiths’ atelier can create for you, with original designs that nod at Venice’s seafaring, Byzantine past: a nautilus-inspired ring inset with opal and turquoise mosaic, a square gold bracelet inlaid with ebony, a necklace of Murano glass seascapes that float on the collarbone like islands.