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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Bridge
“Rialto , Erberia , San Giacometto square , here you find traditional and modern places . You may choose to have a glass of wine sitting at a table outside , enjoyng the view on the Canal Grande or standing in the square to make small talks . Others prefer to go at the next Campo Bella Vienna to eat Cicchetti (fingerfood) and dancing to the rhythm of the music of the nearby bar .”
  • 103 locals recommend
History Museum
“The Doge's Palace is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city of Venice in northern Italy. The palace was the residence of the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of the former Venetian Republic. It was founded in 1340, and extended and modified in the following centuries. It became a museum in 1923, and is one of the 11 museums run by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia.”
  • 92 locals recommend
Art Museum
“For lovers of modern art, Venice is home to the most important and extraordinary personal collection of the American collector Peggy Guggenheim. A collection that will leave you dreaming, with its works by famous artists such as Picasso, Mondrian and Brancusi. ”
  • 92 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Pre-19th Century art to take your breath away! Includes the largest collection of Venetian art. The old part of the building itself is grand and magnificient, definitely worth visiting!”
  • 79 locals recommend
Plaza
“Definitely worth going inside the Cathedral to see the stunning gold mosaic artwork. If there is a long line outside, go online to book a jump the queue ticket for only 2 euro.”
  • 71 locals recommend
Sculpture Garden
“Art and architecture exhibitions - famous in the world - in beautiful pavilions. ”
  • 86 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“One of the few authentic restaurants in Venice (it's very easy and simple, nothing fancy) with excellent seafood quality”
  • 109 locals recommend
Island
“Burano is an island in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy, near Torcello at the northern end of the Lagoon, known for its lacework and brightly colored homes. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Museum
“Famous! It can take a entire day to go through the Biennale at arsenale and 2 days do see both Arsenale and Giardini. However, years after years, if you only have a day or a half day to dedicate to the biennale I recommend going to Arsenale rather than Giardini.”
  • 56 locals recommend
Building
“Luxury palace where you can do shopping and discover Venice from above! The Fondaco terrace has one of the most beautiful view in Venice.”
  • 72 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Murano is a series of islands linked by bridges in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy. It is famous for its glass making.”
  • 76 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“this restaurant is famous for two things: aperitifs and meat! if you would like eating good meat with vegetables and a good wine, this is one of the best places in Venice! located in Fondamenta degli Ormesini: a very lively and busy place in the evening. I recommend to book”
  • 81 locals recommend
Church
“The most famous church in the island. Simply wonderful. Guided tour suggested. ”
  • 46 locals recommend
Plaza
“St Mark's Square is the principal public square of Venice. The Square is dominated at its eastern end by the great church of St Mark.”
  • 60 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“Inaugurated in 2006 and 2009, Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana are two contemporary art museums. Renovated by Japanese architect Tadao Ando they present personal and collective exhibitions. Palazzo Grassi and Punta della Dogana aim to share with the public the knowledge and love for contemporary art through the extraordinary Pinault Collection and to strengthen the privileged relationship the institution has developed with artists, especially thanks to works specifically conceived for its exhibition spaces. Since May 2013, the Teatrino di Palazzo Grassi complements this artistic and cultural program. Conceived by Tadao Ando, this 225-seat auditorium offers a wide range of events - conferences, concerts, screenings - that underline the will to establish a dialogue with a Venetian and international public.”
  • 48 locals recommend
Museum
“The Museo Correr is a museum in Venice, northern Italy. Located in St. Mark's Square, Venice, it is one of the 11 civic museums run by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia. The museum extends along the south side of the square on the upper floors of the Procuratorie Nuove. With its rich and varied collections, the Museo Correr covers both the art and history of Venice.”
  • 25 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Italian Restaurant
“One of the few authentic restaurants in Venice (it's very easy and simple, nothing fancy) with excellent seafood quality”
  • 109 locals recommend
Wine Bar
“this restaurant is famous for two things: aperitifs and meat! if you would like eating good meat with vegetables and a good wine, this is one of the best places in Venice! located in Fondamenta degli Ormesini: a very lively and busy place in the evening. I recommend to book”
  • 81 locals recommend
Museum
“Typical venetian restaurant with cicheti and the best meat balls in town, prices on average. ”
  • 67 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Vegetarian dishes, typical cuisine and good wine. Oh, nice canal view from the main room!”
  • 67 locals recommend
Cocktail Bar
“Beautifully tucked away near Rialto where you can sit on a jetty and enjoy a drink as you watch the world go by on the Grand Canal. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Trattoria/Osteria
“Faithful to the tradition of Venetian cuisine, Cantina Do Spade tries to make known to their customers typical recipes, respecting the seasonality of ingredients. Beside a great meal, here you can have an aperitif, one of the most distinctive Venetian activities. Cantina Do Spade is one of the best place to get this experience, where daily many people meet up to share a moment.”
  • 43 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“One of the last typical venetian restaurant with real venetian dishes. also is very loved from venetian cityzens too. You need to book if you come for dinner, and you will find some place without booking for lunch if you are lucky. The menu is fish or meet, depends of the days, so ask about when you book it. Also you can not order, you seat and the food will arrive directly to you, starting from a few apetizers to first courses to desert. Everithing will be so delicious that you will love it!”
  • 34 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“One of the most intimate, cozy and romantic restaurant in Venice. a bit expensive. no pizza. amazing wine list”
  • 39 locals recommend

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