Dorsoduro, Venice

4.9
#2 of 10 in Neighborhoods in Venice
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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  • Neighbourhood on the other side of St. Marco Square where there are tourists galore... For photo lovers you can make good shots by going to the Basilica Santa Maria beyond Salute Here are the GPS coordinates for this place 45-25'50.2"N 12-19'48.0"E Visited during the month of August 2019.
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  • This is a wonderful area to stay. It does not get quite as busy as other parts of Venice. We loved it here and would stay here again.  more »
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