What it’s like:Historic · Quiet · Residential
Known for:Museums · Parks · Beach
Nearby conveniences:Supermarkets · Shops
Tips from locals
One of the most ancient of Venice, with many places as the city in the past time. There is also the Arsenale monument where the Serenissima Republic made the wood ships of its fleet.
The most popular neighborhood in Venice. Nice walk among old houses, where Venetians still live.
Our sestiere is very popular, the least touristic of the city, yet very authentic and vivid at night
Bellissimo quartiere ancora Veneziano nel quale vale la pena chiudere la mappa e perdersi con il naso all' insù tra le calli. Dalla fermata del battello Giardini proseguendo per S. Elena prende il via una bella passeggiata in mezzo al verde; qui c'è la possibilità di fare un pic nic o prendere il…
The greek-orthodox church was built between 1536 and 1577. For the internal decoration the Confraternity invited from Crete the icon painter Michele Damaskinòs, who painted most of iconostasis.