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Basilica di San Marco

Critics' choice
Attractions, Museums

Often seen as the living testimony of Venice's links with Byzantium, St Mark's basilica is also an expression of the city's independence. In the Middle Ages...

San Marco
FreeMajor venue

Gallerie dell'Accademia

Critics' choice
Art, Museums

The Accademia is the essential one-stop shop for Venetian painting, and one of the world's greatest art treasure houses. At the time of writing - and...

Dorsoduro 1050
Major venue

I Frari

Critics' choice
Attractions

A gloomy Gothic barn, the brick house of God known officially as Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari is one of the city's most significant artistic storehouses....

San Polo
Major venue

Palazzo Ducale

Critics' choice
Attractions, Museums

An unobtrusive side door halfway down the right wall of the nave in San Marco leads straight into the courtyard of the Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace)....

San Marco 1
Major venue

Peggy Guggenheim Collection

Critics' choice
Art, Museums

This remarkable establishment, tucked behind a high wall off a quiet street, is the third most visited museum in the city. It was founded by one of Venice's...

Dorsoduro 701
Major venue

San Giorgio Maggiore

Critics' choice
Attractions

This unique spot cried out for a masterpiece. Palladio provided it. This was his first complete solo church; it demonstrates how confident he was in his...

FreeMajor venue

Santa Maria della Salute

Critics' choice
Attractions

This magnificent Baroque church, queening it over the entrance of the Grand Canal, is almost as recognisable an image of Venice as St Mark's or the Rialto...

Dorsoduro
FreeMajor venue

Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo)

Critics' choice
Attractions

Santi Giovanni e Paolo was founded by the Dominican order in 1246 but not finished until 1430. Between 1248 and 1778, 25 doges were buried here. The vast...

Castello
Major venue