Venice & the Veneto - Castello (PDF Chapter)

Venice & the Veneto - Castello (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Castello chapter from Lonely Planet’s Venice & the Veneto guide-book.

Stretching eastwards from San Marco, Castello is the city’s most sprawling neighbourhood – exploring its entirety in one blast will test your walking shoes. Start with its most compelling sites, including the masterfully grand Zanipolo church and the recently inaugurated Ocean Space gal-lery.

  • take an early-morning or evening stroll along the Riva degli Schiavoni, Castello’s pictur-esque waterfront promenade
  • maps
  • gawk at the sheer scale of 14th-century Zanipolo and admire the masterworks of painting and sculpture contained within
  • transport
  • view classical statuary in theatrical Palazzo Grimani, which was designed as a stage set around them
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Sights, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment, Shopping, Activities.

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