Museums and galleries in Venice

3 best museum & galleries in Venice

La Fenice
Teatro La Fenice


The famous La Fenice opera house has suffered a turbulent fate, having been hit by a devastating fire several times during its existence. The present neoclassical building dates back to 1792 and has witnessed the premieres of many world-famous operas (La Traviata, Rigoletto, La Bohème, Les Montagues et les Capulets, etc.). [btn "The 10 best hotels in Venice";label=p-benatky-la-fenice] …

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Peggy Guggenheim
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection


The Peggy Guggenheim Collection is a small but one of the most important museums in Italy dealing with European and American art of the first half of the 20th century. [btn "10 luxury hotels in Venice";label=p-benatky-peggy-guggenheim] The small gallery mainly contains the collection of Peggy Guggenheim, niece of mining magnate Solomon R. Guggenheim, and boasts works of Cubism,…

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Venetian shipyards
Venetian shipyards

Exhibition Centre, Historic building

On the eastern side of the historic centre is the large area of the former Venetian shipyards, in Italian Arsenale di Venezia. [btn "Cheapest accommodation in Venice (";label=p-benatky-lodenice] These shipyards have served the Venetian navy since the 13th century and still harbour a strong genius of long-distance sailing and hard work on the docks. If you're a fan of…

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