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  • Discover Cannaregio District
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Cannaregio District

As well as the Sestiere of Castello it is the largest and populated quarter of the city, it takes the whole northern part of the city, it is delimited by the Lagoon, the Grand Canal and the Castello and 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) boats.
Also Cannaregio is linked to the mainland by a bridge, it is the long railroad bridge from the Santa Lucia Train station to the mainland.
Its name come 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 operas in this part of the city can be admired inside  churches.

 

Church of San Geremia and the grave of Santa Lucia

Church of San Geremia and the grave of Santa Lucia Inside the district of Cannaregio, just few minutes walking far from the Santa Lucia train station, you can find the beautiful church of San Geremia.

 

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The Saint Apostles Church

The Saint Apostles ChurchThis building can be found on the homonymous square, on the beginning of Strada Nova...

 

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Church of Saint Mary of Nazareth

Church of Saint Mary of NazarethThis church is beside the train station, in front of the barefoot bridge It is called also the barefoot church) and it faces the Grand Canal.

 

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Guglie Bridge

Guglie BridgeThe Ponte delle Guglie (bridge) is the only one to be decored with pinnacles...

 

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Santa Maria Assunta Church

Santa Maria Assunta ChurchThis Church was commonly called the Jesuits church it is on the homonymous square, few steps for Fondamenta Nuove , the history of the church is related to the company of Jesus founded by Saint Ignazio by Loyola.

 

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Ca' d'Oro

Ca' d'Oro Facing the grand Canal, the most important water way of the city, the building was commissioned by the Venetian merchant...

 

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The Church of Sant'Alvise

The Church of Sant'Alvise The church, built in 1383, was dedicated to Saint Ludovico da Tolosa (known in Venice as Saint Alvise).

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The Church of San Marcuola

The Church of San Marcuola The Church faces the Grand Canal and was erected on the XII century by Family Memmo former owners of the isle of San Giorgio and Lupanizza.

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Church of San Giobbe

Church of San Giobbe The Church (originally it was an hospice) was built by Giovanni Contarini in an area of his property. It is in Cannaregio, one of the six districts of Venice, near the “Ponte dei tre Archi”...

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The Church of Madonna dell'Orto

The Church of Madonna dell'Orto The Church is built on the homonymous square, on the northern side of the Cannaregio quarter.

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The Jewish Ghetto

The Jewish Ghetto The first signs of a Jewish presence in Venice dates back to the early 14th century, when Jewish merchants came to the city to buy and sell goods in the port.

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