Your private guide will meet you in Campo Santo Stefano, one of the most characteristic of the city full of historical buildings , we will cross Ponte dellAccademia to go towards Galleria dellAccademia, which host a wonderful collection of Venetian paintings dated back from the 14th to the 18th centuries. Among the artists you can find Giorgio, Bellini, Tiziano, Carpaccio, Tintoretto, Tiepolo and Veronese.
Through Fondamenta le Zattere, where you'll see Chiesa dei Gesuati the biggest conventual complex of the XVIII century in Venice, built between 1726 and 1735 for the Dominicans, to replace the church alongside that had become too small for the faithful;you'll reach then Peggy Guggenheim Modern Art Collection, housed in her mansion complete with a sculpture garden and terrace facing the grand canal, a museum that holds some of the most important paintings by 20th century artists such as Picasso, Dal.
On your walk to the Baroque Church of Maria della Salute, you'll see Palazzo CaDario, known with its many sobriquets like "the killing palace," or "the house of no return,", is one of the most frightening places in Venice and home of the Dario family, a household of Venetian merchants. It kept wielding a deadly sword upon its owners, who died in the strangest circumstances.
Thelast site willbe Fondamenta degli Incurabili, and its interesting history of the Hospital, especially dedicated to shypilis, up to 1807. It's now the seat of theVenice Academy of Fine Arts.
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