Museo della Fondazione Querini Stampalia
Palazzo Querini Stampalia
In 1869 Conte Giovanni Querini Stampalia made a gift of his ancestral palazzo to the city on the forward-thinking condition that its...
Chiesa di Santa Maria Formosa
Originally built from wood and thatched with straw, Santa Maria Formosa was the first church on the Rialto to be dedicated to the Virgin...
This hearty Venetian version of an Irish pub comes complete with Guinness, Kilkenny Cream and Bulmer’s cider, plus Sky Sport TV for...
The cooks at this to-go pizza joint (where slices and pies are sold by weight) take their job seriously enough to dress in traditional...
Lonely Planet review
Booty worthy of pirates is displayed in this fishbowl-size window display: a constellation of diamonds in star settings on a ring, a tiny enamelled green snake sinking its fangs into a pearl, and diamond drop earrings that end in enamelled gold skulls. Though they look like heirlooms, these small wonders were worked on the premises by master jeweller Sigfrido.