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Monday, 09 October 2017 07:12

SESTIER DE CANNAREGIO - DISTRICT OF CANNAREGIO Free Walk in Venice tours

 

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Free Walk in Venice tours loves the sestier de Cannaregio!

As well as the Sestiere of Castello it is the largest and most populated "sestier" of Venice, it takes the whole northern part of the city, it is delimited by the Lagoon, the Grand Canal and the Castello and San Marco (Saint Mark) Sestiere. The Cannaregio canal is the most important water way of the quarter right after the Grand Canal and it is the only inner canal crossed by the ACTV (public transport company) boat, our vaporetti. Cannaregio is linked to the mainland by a bridge, it is the long railroad bridge from the Santa Lucia Train station to the mainland, the bridge of the Liberty (about 3 850 m) once called ponte Littorio.

The cannaregio name comes probably by the fact that here there where many reed thicket. This appear also on a book date 1410. This is a popular quarter of Venice, well know for the presence of the Jewish getto (the oldest in Europe). The majority of the artworks in this part of the city can be admired inside churches.

It's an area full of our Bacari, typical places for eating and drinking in Venice!

 

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