The Scalzi church.


The Cannaregio sestiere, the most populated in Venice, is located north-west of the city and is crossed by long and parallel canals. In all probability its name derives from a crippling of the term "Cannarecium", a...


Arsenale seen from the Tese, from the lagoon.


Castello owes its name to a fortification present in the early Middle Ages on the island of Olivolo, today better known as the island of San Pietro di Castello. At the beginning it was divided into the Gemine islands...


The Basilica of Santa Maria della Salute.


It borders the sestiere of S. Croce and the sestiere of S.Polo with the sestiere of S.Marco across the Accademia Bridge. The presence of various branches of the Cà Foscari University also makes it a university district...


La Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

San Polo

San Polo is a very lived district and full of interesting ideas. The name of the district derives from the ancient church dedicated to San Paolo Apostolo, located in the largest field in Venice after Piazza San Marco...


Church of San Giacomo dall'Orio

Santa Croce

If we exclude the artificial island of Tronchetto, created in the mid-twentieth century and of which it is now part, Santa Croce is the smallest sestiere in Venice. Outlined by the Grand Canal to the north, the...