Dorsoduro, Venice

4.9
Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Other
Explore the quieter side of the city in Dorsoduro, where a slice of "authentic Venice" can still be found. Cross the lovely Accademia Bridge from St. Mark’s Square and get lost in the comparatively peaceful streets of a neighborhood historically inhabited by artists and students. Surrounded by graffiti-filled streets, local restaurants, and Venetians going about their business, visit some art galleries, such as the Galleria dell’Accademia and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, housed within beautiful palace architecture. Use our Venice travel planner to visit Dorsoduro on your trip to Venice, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Charming, peaceful neighborhood of Venice. Some of its highlights recommended to visit are: Campo San Polo, Basilica dei Frari, Fondamenta Alberti (one of the very few places in Venice where you can.....  more »
  • Really enjoyed this part. We were here at the end of the day with temperature dropping, soft light and only a small amount of tourists left. Recommendable  more »

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