Of the six sestiery in Venice, this has the greatest land area. It is higher than the rest of the city. Compared to other areas of Venice, Dorsoduro has an equal number of museums, churches and galleries to enjoy, but at much cheaper prices. The main sights of Dorsoduro are:
- The Gallerie dell’Accademia
- The Peggy Guggenheim Collection
- Innumerable baccari – cheap street snack bars
- The 17th-century Squero di San Trovaso
- The Ca’ Rezzonico palace museum
- San Sebastiano, the Veronese parish church
- the Canale della Giudecca waterfront
- Al Chioschetto, a little pavement kiosk
- The Calle Lunga San Barnaba, a street full of restaurants
- Ca’ Pisani
Also, visit nearby attractions which are covered in Venice itinerary 1 day.
- Line 1 stop Salute
- Line 1, 2, and N stop Accademia SX
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8.51% of people who visit Venice include Dorsoduro in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
31.71% of people start their Dorsoduro visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Dorsoduro
93.51% of people prefer walking in order to reach Dorsoduro
One of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Venice. Very cozy and authentic with less people than in San Marco. It's very nice to take a walk and explore the setting. There are some very nice restaurants and food-shops here. I would come here every time I visit Venice!
Beautiful area of Venise. Close to San Marco. Bars and restaurants all close but very calm in the evening
A Venetian delight. The monument has stood the test of time for a long while.
Picturesque, a great way to see Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica from another perspective.
Less crowded than San Marco and well worth a look around.