Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni
Museo delle Icone
Glowing colours and all-seeing eyes fill this treasure box of some 80 Greek icons made in 14th- to 17th-century Italy. Keep your own eye...
Chiesa di San Giorgio dei Greci
Greek Orthodox refugees who fled to Venice from Turkey with the rise of the Ottoman Empire built a church here in 1536, with the aid of...
Chiesa di San Giovanni in Bragora
This serene, 15th-century brick church harmonises Gothic and Renaissance styles with remarkable ease, setting the tone for a young...
Laboratorio Occupato Morion
When not busy staging environmental protests or avant-garde performance art, this counterculture social centre throws one hell of a...
Trattoria Da Remigio
It's not often you find a restaurant that can post a sign in the window saying completo (full), but this place can. The secret:...
Lonely Planet review
Venice's cosmopolitan nature is evident in Castello, where Turkish merchants, Armenian clerics and Balkan and Slavic labourers were considered essential to Venetian commerce and society. This 15th-century religious confraternity headquarters is dedicated to favourite Slavic saints George, Tryphone and Jerome of Dalmatia, whose lives are captured with precision and glowing, early-Renaissance grace by 15th-century master Vittore Carpaccio.