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Cannaregio and the Jewish Ghetto Tour with an art historian

Campo San Geremia, 30100 Venezia VE, Italia (0)
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  • Venice off the beaten track, hidden gems tours

Description

Let a local help you to discover secrets , history and gems of this charming area of Venice: Cannaregio

Fall in love with Cannaregio and the Jewish Ghetto with a local art historian great lover of the area! We will enjoy an amazing point of view of the lagoon, we will pass through the Jewish Ghetto, I will show you an hidden park, the fondamenta famous for our bacari “winebar”, the Merchant of Venice area, places famous for incredible legends, a unique bridge, a special church, the sites where the painters Tintoretto and Tiziano used to live and the Venetian pantheon! So. . we will see the authentic Venetian life. This will be a relaxing walk in this peaceful and charming area we will visit hidden corners, we will talk about history and art as Venetians do.

 

Highlights:

  • history of an incredible Venetian family
  • a hidden park
  • the history of the first Jewish Ghetto of the world
  • Discover the steps of Shylock, character of Shakespeare’s “Merchant of Venice”
  • Legends linked to  the Church of Madonna dell’Orto
  • The place where Jacopo Robusti, better known as Tintoretto amd Tiziano lived
  • The Scuola Grande della Misericordia, the history from Confraternity to  the most beautiful gym in the world and exhibition hall
  • Fondamente Nove, the northern side of Venice: take a look to the island of Murano, the cemetery of San Michele and, in the clearest days even the Dolomites and PreAlps mountains!
  • The beautiful Gesuiti church