Campiello del Volto Santo

Traveling along Strada Nova towards Rialto - in the San Marcuola district and immediately after the bridge named after an icon depicting the Blessed Virgin - you come across this small field on the left,...


The Campiello delle Scuole

Campiello delle Scuole

The Campiello owes its name to the presence the Sephardi and Levantine synagogues. The Jewish Community of Venice preferes the name ​schole​, that is ​schools​, for the synagogues, a term used throughout Europe since...


The Frari's field

Campo dei Frari

The Friars Minor of the order of San Francesco (precisely called Frari), arrived in Venice in the thirteenth century (sources attest to its presence between 1222 and 1227). They lived on alms or practiced humble...


The Campo of the Ghetto Nuovo

Campo del Ghetto Nuovo

The extensive campo is surrounded by: a set of bas-reliefs dedicated to the Shoah, the Jewish retirement home, two kosher restaurants, another bas-relief in memory of the Shoah, a study room for the biblical texts of...


Campo de l'Abazia: the well well, the church and the old school of Santa Maria della Misericordia — (Venipedia/Bazzmann Archive)

Campo dell'Abbazia

The Campo dell'Abbazia (or as written in the Campo de l'Abazia nizioleto) can be reached by following different routes, one of these starts from Strada Nova, makes a short detour near the Church of San Felice, runs...


Field of the Madonna dell'Orto — (Venipedia/Bazzmann Archive)

Campo della Madonna dell'Orto

Beautiful terracotta flooring, consisting of 66 rectangular-shaped backgrounds and a central lane that connects the entrance door of the Church of Madonna dell'Orto and the river bank. Each square is delimited by...


Campo Manin

Campo Manin is one of the major Venetian fields, in size and amplitude. It owes its current name to Daniele Manin, city hero in the revolution of 1848-49. In fact there is the monument dedicated to him - a bronze...


Campo San Barnaba

The field is located in one of the liveliest spots in Venice, near Campo S.Margherita, in the center you can admire one of the largest wells in Venice, dating back to the early 16th century where there are two bas-...


View of the field of San Francesco della Vigna. — (Archivio Venipedia/Bazzmann)

Campo San Francesco della Vigna

The field takes its name from the area that was used as a vineyard until the early 1200s where there was an oratory dedicated to San Marco which - legend has it - while going to Aquileia was surprised by a storm and...


Campo San Geremia — (Venipedia/Bazzmann Archive)

Campo San Geremia

Large and wide field that can be reached on foot from the train station or from the bus station (Piazzale Roma) along Rio Terà - Lista di Spagna or, going down to the vaporetto stop "Guglie", it is reached by passing...


Campo San Giacomo di Rialto — (Venipedia/Bazzmann)

Campo San Giacomo di Rialto

Campo San Giacomo was the area of ​​the Rialto Market dedicated to exchange negotiations and was known to be one of the most chaotic market areas and the center of the market itself. The first document that mentions...


The San Lorenzo field seen from the homonymous church — (Venipedia/Bazzmann)

Campo San Lorenzo

The San Lorenzo field is closely connected to the present religious center which, according to popular tradition, seems to have been founded between the 6th and 7th centuries. According to history, however, it was...


Campo San Pietro — (Venipedia/Bazzmann)

Campo San Pietro

Most of the buildings in the field are of recent construction; until a few decades ago most of the island land was not occupied and except for some houses the only building of relevance was the cathedral of San Pietro...


Saint Paul field view — (Venipedia/Bazzmann)

Campo San Polo

The field was dedicated to San Paolo or Polo according to the Venetian wording. In this place the market was held, which used to last more than a week, only to be reduced to Wednesday only and after the fall of the...


The feast of San Rocco, Canaletto (Wikimedia Commons)

Campo San Rocco

Campo San Rocco is one of the few fields that is not crossed or bordered by a canal. The field is enclosed between the Church, the School and the Scoletta di San Rocco and the apse of the Basilica of Santa Maria...


Campo San Stae photographed from the vaporetto — (Venipedia/Bazzmann)

Campo San Stae

The founding element of this field is certainly the Church of San Stae which is said to have been built before the year 1000 even if the first official sources date back to 1127. The place of worship, which during its...


San Zaccaria field — (Venipedia/Bazzmann)

Campo San Zaccaria

The entrance to the field in the direction of San Provolo is noteworthy for its late-Gothic portal (built by the Bon school), decorated with bas-reliefs depicting San Zaccaria (above) and the Virgin and Child flanked...


View of Campo Sant'Agnese on the well — (Venipedia/Bazzmann)

Campo Sant'Agnese

Campo Sant'Agnese, as happens for most of the Venetian fields, takes its name from the adjacent place of worship dedicated to the patron saint of young women and gardeners. The sixteenth-century well from the field is...


Campo Sant'Alvise in all its beauty. — (Venipedia/Bazzmann)

Campo Sant'Alvise

The field takes its name from the adjoining church dedicated to the saint Luigi Ludovico d'Angiò, in Venice called Alvise which, according to tradition, in the 16th century the Venetian noblewoman Antonia Venier saw in...


View on Santa Margherita fiel — (Venipedia/Bazzmann Archive)

Campo Santa Margherita

Almost rectangular in shape, Campo Santa Margherita takes its name from the church of the same name, now deconsecrated and used as the Auditorium of the Ca 'Foscari University, which closes the north-eastern end of the...


The field from the church — (Venipedia/Bazzmann Archive)

Campo Santa Maria Formosa

The Campo di Santa Maria Formosa is one of the largest in Venice and is located on the border between the San Marco and Castello districts. In the past it was one of the major centers in the eastern part of Venice,...


A part of the SS. Giovanni and Paolo — (Venipedia/Bazzmann)

Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo

The area initially had sandbanks or swampy areas, so much so that the northern lagoon border was located about where the Scuola Grande di San Marco is located today. In 1234, under the dogado of Jacopo Tiepolo, the...


View on Campo Santo Stefano from the entrance of the field by Palazzo Franchetti — (Bazzmann/Venipedia)

Campo Santo Stefano

It is certainly one of the largest and most spacious fields in the city, at the center of which stands the monument dedicated to Niccolò Tommaseo - a man of culture and academician of the Bran from 1866, also known in...


Piazza San Marco

Piazza San Marco

The "Sitting Room" of the Venetians’, one of the symbols of the Republic of Venice and one of the places most dear to the population. It consists of three areas:  the Piazza itself: the area enclosed by...