Dorsoduro, Venice

4.9
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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  • The left hand side of Dorosoduro you have the sunny Zattere a long paved area where locals walk their dogs, children on scooters, more local life - the righthand side is the Grande Canale which is...  more »
  • His street art is famous the world over with his pop up art around aimed at surprising everyone. What a contrast to the Tintoretto & other glorious art in all the museums of Venice. I can't tell you....  more »

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