Venice Italy

Arsenale

Riva S. Biasio Castello 2148

, Venice

45.441897 12.325599

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First reviewed by Hotel Cipriani & Palazzo Vendramin

  1. “Timetable: only guided tours with appointment – Tel:041.244.14.39Founded following the tradition of 1104 , it was expanded during the centuries until it occupied a large part of the north oriental area of Venice, the term comes from a Arabic word “darsena” which means “industrial house”, it was for centuries the biggest in the world: beyond 16 thousand people working in times of big work, when over a hundred galleys ready for war. On the surrounding wall , on the right of the portal, there is a magnificent bust of Dante Alighieri in memory of the poet’s visit in 1321.”

    Hotel Cipriani & Palazzo Vendramin

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