Located in the Procuratie Nuove, two minutes from Biblioteca Marciana Marciana, this is one of the oldest museums the city ... More
Located in the Procuratie Nuove, two minutes from Biblioteca Marciana Marciana, this is one of the oldest museums the city has to offer. Built at the bequest of Domenico Grimani in 1523. Museo Archeologico houses findings of Egyptian, Assyrian-Babylonian, Greek and Roman origin. This includes coin collections, Grimani statues dating from the 4th and 5th Centuries BCE, as well as pieces from the classic and Hellenistic periods, Latin epigraphs, vases and male busts from the imperial era. The museum is slightly off the tourist trail, which makes it all the more interesting.
Built by the Hermits in the 13th Century, this church has been restored several times; the present appearance is a
result of renovations in the 15th Century and works done at the beginning of the 20th Century. Inside, note ...
According to tradition, toward the middle of the 13th century, the son of the Doge Pietro, Marco Ziani, donated a
vineyard to the Friars and the church was built here by Jacopo Sansovino 300 years later. The façade, commissioned ...
Just around the corner from the Galleria dell'Accademia, on the Grand Canal is one of Venice's premier museums. Peggy Guggenheim,
a wealthy American, was interested in contemporary art and came into contact with various artists who guided and educated ...
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