Dorsoduro, Venice

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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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  • Being a district of students recommend it, since the prices of the restoration are more economical and the variety of local also.
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  • In addition to the main attractions in Venice, the previously mentioned in my notes, there is still little-known, but no less enjoyable. Is time to stroll along the narrow channels. Navigate through a small bridge from one side to another. Here you will encounter less tourists. Will come across shops for local residents and even the locals:).)
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  • Have stayed in this district of Venice many times. It's where you'll find Venetians living. It's a quiet area in which to stay but very close to so many of the popular areas like St Marks Square and t...  more »
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