Monument to the Partisan Woman
Located purposefully in the lapping water off the Riva dei Sette Martiri – where seven Venetian partisans were shot and killed in 1944 –...
Drop in to Napoleon's plant-filled greenhouse during the evening and you'll find stressed out hotel workers, gap year students and...
This cheery yellow mini-palazzo is fuelled by a steady stream of coffee and cocktails that cost less than you’d expect given the...
Trattoria alla Rampa
Hidden behind a little working-class bar is a low-slung dining room serving up some of Venice’s heartiest lunch specials. A largely...
Giardini Pubblici information
Begun under Napoleon as the city's first green space, a large portion of these leafy public gardens serve as the main home of the Biennale, with curators and curiosity-seekers swarming the pavilions, from Carlo Scarpa's daring 1954 raw-concrete-and-glass Venezuelan Pavilion to Denton Corker Marshall's 2015 Australian Pavilion in black Zimbabwean granite. Part of the gardens is open to the public all year round; sometimes during off years you can wander among the pavilions and admire the facades.