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Lively and homely timeless place where you can buy fish products of the highest quality: baby octopus, cuttlefish, moleche and spider crabs, are just some examples of what you can find in this place.

In the past, being a fish seller meant being subject to strict and precise rules, as evidenced by the tables showing the minimum weights and sizes of fish.

The building overlooks the Grand Canal, on the area of the glass and iron factory built in 1881 reserved for the sale of wholesale fish, and is the result of the project of the architect Rupolo Domenico and the painter Laurenti Cesare.

The building has the appearance of a medieval loggia with large pointed arches, inspired by the works of Vittore Carpaccio; on the facade there is a bronze sculpture of St. Peter.

The palace consists of double corner pillars, six internal pillars and twelve external columns that support the wooden ceiling and the sloping roof.

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