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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...

Bembo Antonia

Antonia was born in Venice probably in 1642. An only child, she enjoyed a high level education. From an early age she proved lively, intelligent and particularly gifted in the musical field. Her parents entrusted her...

Is reaching zero COVID-19 possible?

Most scientists agree that stringent control measures, involving efficient contact tracing, testing and isolation, together with social distancing and mask wearing, are required to limit the spread of SARS-CoV-2. ...

Italian delegation in Frankfurt (1880).

Costantino Reyer: a life dedicated to sport and beyond

The name Costantino Reyer is also known today especially in the Venetian sports environment and in particular in the basketball one. The team of the company named after him won the Italian championship in 2017 and...

The Devil’s Bridge.

Ponte del Diavolo

Disembarking from the vaporetto and traveling along the only access road to the island of Torcello, the Devil's Bridge can be found on the right, before reaching the historical area where you can admire the Provincial...

Coronavirus: we’re in a real-time laboratory of a more sustainable urban future

A pause has been forced on urban life. Quiet roads, empty skies, deserted high streets and parks, closed cinemas, cafés and museums – a break in the spending and work frenzy so familiar to us all. The reality of...

Michiel

Among the most ancient noble families of Venice, she fled from Rome due to the invasion of the Goths, taking refuge in the lagoons in the fifth century, with many riches. A Michiel participated in the election of...

Frammento di un Ridotto di Pietro Longhi.

The clever servant of Bergamo: Brighella

Greed and cunning are two of the main characteristics of this character, known for her pandering and profettering attitudes towards the owner of her workplace. Much of her fame is due to her multiple vicissitudes with...

The Clock Tower

Torre dell'Orologio

Located to the right of the St Mark’s Basilica and overlooking the lagoon, the Clock tower was once the entrance door to the Mercerie, an area for all types of trading that led up to Rialto, the banking center...