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Venice, Italy

Dorsoduro: History and Art

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Picturesque, Personified

If you're a bit of an art lover or history buff, then this will likely be the sestiere (district) where you spend a good deal of your time. You'll find everything from the acclaimed Accademia, to the Peggy Guggenheim Modern Art Museum. And as an an added bouns to getting your art and history fix, you'll also be able to soak up the amazing architecture and culture while you're here. With palaces and elaborate churches around every turn, and a young artistic university population currently residing here, the neighborhood is practically dripping with art, history, and culture—not to mention dashing good looks.

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