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The stories of Venice told by the ones that love the city and live there

Campo San Polo in Venice

The urban structure of Venice can be disorientating as it is similar to a true maze of narrow alleys, canals and bridges. However, every street will eventually lead to a wide open space: the campo, the focal point of Venetian communal life. Let us learn more about the history and the functioning of the largest campo in Venice, Campo San Polo

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Campo Sant’Angelo

The campo in Venice has always been the centre of communal life: the place where you can meet people, where children play, the site of a market, with its church and the bell tower. Learn more about the functioning of Campo Sant’Angelo in Venice, curiosities and historical notes

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What is the Biennale?

Challenging and thrilling! What else but the Biennale? Every two years in Venice, this international contemporary visual art exhibition is a not to miss! Find out here some key information why the Biennale is worth visiting!

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Adam, Eve and Mars: the three Statues by Antonio Rizzo in the Doge’s Palace

Venice is very rich in works of art: because of the special site where it was founded, these works have to be restored and cleaned accurately, most of all if they are made of Carrara marble, the marble of the best quality, used by Michelangelo for his masterpieces. Three statues made by Antonio Rizzo, a very important artist of the Renaissance period have just been restored by VENETIAN HERITAGE and the archistar Peter Marino.

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Ancient Roman inscriptions in Venice

Ancient inscriptions in Venice: only the most attentive visitor will spot the hundreds of small bass-relieves and inscriptions inserted in the buildings’ masonry. Among the most ancient one we can count a certain number of epigraphs in Latin language: they have always been an enigma for historians and archaeologists.

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The Discalced Carmelites in Venice and their garden

Ever since the Discalced Carmelites settled in the place they still inhabit in Venice, they enjoyed a garden that remains unique and precious to this day. It is unique due to the large quantity of medical herbs grown there and from the point of view of design, which is symbolic, allegorical and “mystical”.

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