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San Polo

Venice, Italy
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Venice district that offers many interesting historic sites such as the Church of San Giacomo di Rialto, thought to be the oldest church in Venice.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I rented an apartment in this area situated on a side canal with a small balcony - and we paid less than a hotel on the Grand Canal. The best part is you experience the real Venice - kids going to school...More

Thank Rich S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must say its a must to wander around here. Its rather peacefull and a very quiet area. Lots to see and great food almost around every little corner. Local arts and crafts can be found too. Well worth a stroll ❤️

Thank Cesilie V
Reviewed 18 June 2017

District San Polo :- San Polo is situated within the upper curve of the Grand Canal; a fairly small district with lots of secretive lanes, some interesting sights including the Rialto Bridge, and shopping ranging from glove shops to the famous Rialto fruit and vegetable...More

Thank LairdandLady4
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is the smallest of the sestieri's in Venice, but what it lacks in size it more than makes up for history. It is one of the oldest sections of Venice. The Ponte di Rialto has one footing on the San Polo side of the...More

1  Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 13 April 2017

You can get into the church by either buying a ticket or having bought a Chorus Pass which gets you into 18 churches and provides a text written in your language explaining the church. The church itself hails from 897 but was rebuilt in the...More

Thank Mmarymomm
Reviewed 11 March 2017

One of the most historical districts of Venice, at the same time the smallest, with the Grande Canale on one edge, lots of small interesting canals, squares and bridges. This is where the Rialto area is located, the Rialto Bridge makes the connection between the...More

Thank Raffiella11
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We spend here 3 days in february, and our apartement was in San Polo Square. It is the best part of Venice in the centre of the city! This place is near to Rialto and a 15 min. walk to San Marco Square. We didn't...More

Thank bogyszti
Reviewed 3 February 2017

San Polo, one of old Venice's six historic districts, offers quiet lanes; an iconic span; bustling markets; a piazza second in size only to St. Mark's Square; churches; awesome art; and much more. At one moment, I can be standing on the 16th-century Rialto Bridge,...More

2  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Spent the whole day just getting lost in alleyways. So much to see and do. Don't make plans. Just start walking and have an amazing day

Thank DJ_Ferris
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Stayed in the San Polo area whilst in Venice. Crowds aren't quite as bad as in San Marco, although still plenty of people milling about. A good selection of places to eat also - but some are very popular so you may need to book...More

Thank KGB777
San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the
Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six
sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest
neighbourhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the
markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops
display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San
Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi)
stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San
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