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Dorsoduro, Venice

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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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  • I adore this neighborhood of Venice! It seems worlds away from San Marco once you cross the Ponte dell'Accademia. Only a handful of tourists, and you can wander and get lost on the sidewalks and foot....  more
    I adore this neighborhood of Venice! It seems worlds away from San Marco once you cross the Ponte dell'Accademia. Only a handful of tourists, and you can wander and get lost on the sidewalks and foot....  more »
  • The Dorsoduro part of Venice is a very recommendable part of Venice. Cross the Ponto Accademia, and you are there. Few tourists - many Venezians. If you can find it - rent a flat there for a week.....  more
    The Dorsoduro part of Venice is a very recommendable part of Venice. Cross the Ponto Accademia, and you are there. Few tourists - many Venezians. If you can find it - rent a flat there for a week.....  more »

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