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Sale Monumentali della Libreria Sansoviniana

Piazzetta San Marco n.7, Venice, Italy
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21 Jun 2016
“One of the most important libraries of the mediveal times”
1 Sep 2014
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Piazzetta San Marco n.7, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

Designed by Jacopo Sansovino, this was built in the years 1537-1554 at the behest of the Procuratori di San Marco and was intended to house the Latin and Greek codices donated to the city by Cardinal Bessarion (now part of the collection of the Biblioteca...More

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Reviewed 1 September 2014

Palladio said about the exterior of the Library that it was the most beautiful building since the Ancient Rome. The interiors can be visited with the "Musei di Piazza San Marco" ticket which includes Palazzo Ducale and Museo Correr (through which you get to the...More

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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