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Palace Albrizzi at San Polo

The Albrizzi family was originally from Bergamo but moved to Venice in the 16th century. The family was famous for the oil trade and for having made their merchant ships available to the Republic for the battles...

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Palace Barbarigo

The building can be dated around the second half of the 16th century as evidenced by the era of the still visible coat of arms of the Barbarigo family, which also gave the residence its name. It is composed of the...

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Palace Ca' Vendramin Calergi

One of the most architecturally eccentric palaces in Venice, composed of three levels divided by accentuated string courses, supported by semi-columns with superimposed orders defined as "ancient": Doric, Ionic and...

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Palace Cappello Malipiero Barnabò

Equipped, like most Venetian palaces, with two superimposed floors, it has the particularity of having an independent entrance for each of them, through its own staircase or a water door. The main door leads to the...

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Palace Centani

Ca 'Centani, or Palazzo Zantani or Centanni, was built between the end of the 14th and the beginning of the 15th century and represents a typical Gothic palace of modest size; mandatory stop for theater and comedy...

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Palace Cini

Some texts title this building Loredan Cini to remember its first and last owner; it seems to be the result of the unification of two buildings, Foscari and Grimani and its construction attributed to the second half of...

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Palace Contarini del Bovolo (Stair of)

Palace known more often as "Scala del Bovolo", or "Scala Contarini del Bovolo", than with its actual name. Bòvoło is a Venetian term referring to the spiral-shaped stairs and the vortex. The characterizing element...

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Palace Corner Contarini dei Cavalli

According to some sources, the building was built by Jacopo Corner dal Banco, Donato's son, but over the centuries it underwent numerous restorations. In particular, in the mid-fifteenth century, the typical features...

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Palace Fortuny o Pesaro degli Orfei

The building dates back to the late fifteenth century and is quite large in size, just think that the arcades on the first and second noble floors of the façade in Campo San Beneto measure 45 meters in length. It has...

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Palace Foscarini at the Carmini

A few steps from Ca 'Zenobio degli Armeni and in front of the Carmini church is this sumptuous building that belonged to the important Foscarini family, whose wealth has been handed down from generation to generation...

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Palace Franchetti

The construction of this building took place in the second half of the 15th century and its façade, dating back to the same period, has been extensively and in several moments renovated according to the wishes of the...

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Palace Genovese

Its construction dates back to the end of the nineteenth century, precisely 1892, by the hand of the architect Edoardo Trigomi Mattei in the place where the ancient abbey of San Gregorio stood, from which the name of...

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Palace Giustinian Recanati

Sober building with rigorous shapes built in the 16th century and characterized by two facades: the main one which meets along the Zattere and the secondary one which overlooks the Rio di Ognissanti; the latter has...

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Palace Grimani at San Luca

There are four entrances to the building: two by land crossing the courtyard or along the side street through a small entrance and two entrances from the water, one from the Grand Canal, the other from the Rio di San...

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Palace Grimani at Santa Maria Formosa

The current seat of the homonymous museum links its history to that of the powerful Grimani family, in particular to the patriarch of Aquileia Giovanni Grimani. On the death of Doge Antonio Grimani, his nephew...

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Palace Gritti Dandolo

Palazzo Gritti Dandolo, for many only Palazzo Gritti, belonged to two Venetian families, the Gritti and the Dandolo, as evidenced by the logos of the respective dynasties affixed to the facade facing the Grand Canal...

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Palace Labia

Baroque palace of the eighteenth century (mid-seventeenth - eighteenth century) located near the confluence of the Rio di Cannaregio, in the Grand Canal; the author is not known, the names of Andrea Cominelli and the...

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Palace Loredan

Magnificent residence dating back to the mid-sixteenth century, the result of the restructuring, on several occasions, of various pre-existing buildings belonging to the Mocenigo family. The works were started at the...

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Palace Malipiero Trevisan

The building was built between the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries and can be reached - from Campo Santa Maria Formosa - along a small private bridge. The lateral access, on the other hand, is on Ruga Giuffa and is...

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Palace Memmo Martinengo Mandelli

Back to the lagoon and looking at the unfinished facade of the Church of San Marcuola, Palazzo Memmo Martinengo Mandelli is located to the left of the place of worship dedicated to Saints Ermagora and Fortunato, to the...

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Palace Michiel delle Colonne

The building is the result of the seventeenth-century renovation (entrusted to Antonio Gaspari) of a Byzantine warehouse-house built around the thirteenth century. The long portico on the ground floor, which runs...

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Palace Mocenigo in Salizada San Stae

This building is one of the most prestigious palaces in the lagoon, partly for its enormous size (seven floors), partly for the characteristic of having, next to the main body, a lower part probably reserved for...

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Palace of the Captains

The Palazzo dei Capitani is an elegant building in Gothic and Venetian style located in the center of Malcesine, overlooking Lake Garda. The first building was built by the Scaligeri, between the thirteenth and...

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Palace of the Dieci Savi alle Decime

Rebuilt in 1521 following the fire of 1514, the building housed the offices of the Ten Wise Men at the Tithes, one of the groups of finance magistrates. The project was curated by Antonio Abbondi, known as Scarpagnino...

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