Venice & the Veneto - Cannaregio (PDF Chapter)
This is the Cannaregio chapter from Lonely Planet’s Venice & the Veneto guide-book.
Cannaregio is a well-balanced residential neighbourhood of unpretentious, patrician palazzi (mansions), picturesque campi (squares) and quiet canals. It also has some of the city’s best lo-cal bars, restaurants and shops.
- explore The Ghetto, the historic island home/prison of Venice’s Jewish community, which offered refuge from the Inquisition and sparked a Renaissance in thought
- discover Chiesa di Santa Maria dei Miracoli, the marble-clad church that marked a turning point in the city’s ecclesiastical architecture
- pay respects to the genius of Tintoretto at Chiesa della Madonna dell’Orto, a simple struc-ture filled with the master’s works
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Activities.
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