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Dorsoduro

Dorsoduro | Dorsoduro 190, Venice, Italy
+39 041 277 1179
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This Venetian district is home to some of the city’s most renowned art collections, including Galleria dell’Accademia—which is packed with Venetian Renaissance works—and the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, which houses 20th century art in a gorgeous palazzo setting.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Dorsoduro | Dorsoduro 190, Venice, Italy
Dorsoduro / Accademia
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"accademia bridge"
in 56 reviews
"campo santa margherita"
in 34 reviews
"art galleries"
in 25 reviews
"great area to stay"
in 13 reviews
"great neighborhood"
in 16 reviews
"grand canal"
in 104 reviews
"the peggy guggenheim museum"
in 24 reviews
"san marco"
in 53 reviews
"salute church"
in 13 reviews
"madding crowd"
in 10 reviews
"less touristy"
in 15 reviews
"much quieter"
in 21 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 16 reviews
"ca' rezzonico"
in 14 reviews
"real venice"
in 30 reviews
"vaporetto stops"
in 10 reviews
"walk around"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Just across Accademia bridge and easily accessible with Vaporetto Line 1, the next stop to San Marco, the name of the stop being Salute. What's best about the place is that you can enjoy Venice here minus the crowd. Go past Santa Maria della Salute...More

Thank GauravAnand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Dorsoduro is my favourite area in Venice. It is very close to the main attractions (about an half an hour walk to Piazza San Marco), has many beautiful craft shops, plus two gondola repair and building sites (that I know of, there are maybe more)...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you’re in Venice and you want a break from the busy tourist traps around St Mark’s Square, you could do no better than cross the Grand Canal by the Accademia bridge into Dorsoduro, explore its canals, bridges and quiet bars and squares. I probably...More

2  Thank Brantome2
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great area to base yourself in..not quite as busy..lots of good hotels, cafes and restaurants. Quick and easy to get to St. Marks Square of the Rialto Bridge area.

Thank Lorraine S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in Venice for a week so wanted to be away from the busy San Marco area but not far from everything - this was a perfect choice. Lots of great restaurants on the water, supermarkets, views, and less tourists. Would highly recommend this...More

Thank JK1988
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After being bombarded with tourists on our first day in Venice, we had a tour with Luisella from See Venice Tours which helped us to enjoy this city. She brought us to Dorsoduro which was quaint and quiet. Just a short walk from St Mark’s,...More

2  Thank Joe P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dorsoduro is on the other side of the grand canal from st Mark's square, so although busy it's considerably more pleasant that the throngs of tourists on the other side. It's a residential area so there are some really lovely small bars and some fantastic...More

2  Thank Kat10518
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes it is a lovely area: beautiful calles and squares and bridges appearing everywhere and beautiful shops of antiquities and unusual Knick knack make the wondering in the area very relaxing and interesting. Best of all: there aren’t as many people as in central Venice!!!...More

Thank Travelaround59
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This part of Venice is a little more quiet, but just as beautiful. Escape the masses and tourist traps and wander around here instead.

1  Thank SophieBob
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed at a hotel in Dorsoduro. A lovely neighbourhood with many nice local shops small attractions. Most importantly it’s a short walk away to the main attraction of San Marco and the hustle and bustle of Venice. Would definitely recommend staying in rush neighbourhood.

1  Thank carleysholidays
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Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with
street artists, students, painters, sculptors,
restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and
heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's
collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for
evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries
cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica
buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob
...More
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B H
19 April 2018|
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
Dorsoduro is safe and very pleasant, but not the cheapest. I guess Castello or Giudecca are. They are less central. Venice is a safe place except for pickpocketing. The pickpockets are very skillful, especially on... More
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Patricia C
14 January 2018|
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Response from L1954YPjenm | Reviewed this property |
The road trip is long whereas the boat ferry or water taxi is far more direct,but a lot more expensive. It also it depends on your time of arrival/departure. We had a water taxi booked for our transportation from airport at... More
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j p
18 November 2017|
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Response from Hansianio | Reviewed this property |
I took the bus from Marco Polo Airport to Piazzale Roma and from there it was a 10 minute walk to our hotel in Dorsoduro. The bus was really easy to use and took around 30 minutes to get from the airport. Didn’t use a water... More
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