Dorsoduro, Venice

4.9
#2 of 10 in Neighborhoods in Venice
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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  • If you want to avoid the procession of mass of tourists, go to Dorsoduro, very quiet and lovely place. You will find the best and cheap "chichitti" of town, also you can see the oldest and always acti...  more »
  • We stayed two nights in Dorsoduro. It is just across the Rialto bridge from San Marco and very close to the Grand Canal. We found it a perfect place to stay.  more »
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