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Ponte di Calatrava
Avant-garde Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava’s 2008 bridge over the Grand Canal has been called many things: a fish tail, a glass...
Chiesa dei Scalzi
An unexpected outburst of baroque extravagance next to the dour Ferrovia, this Longhena-designed church has a facade by Giuseppe Sardi...
Chiesa di San Rocco
Originally built by Bartolomeo Bon in 1489–1508, this church got a baroque facelift in 1765–71 with a grand portal flanked by Giovanni...
Jazz provides a backbeat to buzzing conversation until the wee hours, and local musicians have been known to break into jam sessions...
Fritto e Frutta
Venice offers indulgence and redemption at Fritto e Frutta, a juice bar with an infrared deep fryer. Strict vegans, picky kids,...
Fondamenta dei Tolentini 222 · interesting places nearby
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Sailors, pirates and armchair seafarers should navigate to this canalside storefront, which stocks every maritime map and sailor's-knot manual needed for lagoon exploration, boat upkeep and sealife spotting. If you’re considering rowing lessons or a sailboat excursion – who doesn't after a few days on the lagoon? – stop here to check out the schedule of boating classes and trips.