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Via Garibaldi

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Address: Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, 30122 Venice, Italy
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Area of interest in Venice for shopping and restaurants in the Castello...

Area of interest in Venice for shopping and restaurants in the Castello district

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Away from all the tourist attractions but minutes away from the attractions when you want to visit. it's nice to be with the locals....

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Away from all the tourist attractions but minutes away from the attractions when you want to visit. it's nice to be with the locals....

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Treviso by itself is a beautiful town and the walk all around the Garibaldi river is worth it. Honestly it's a better experience than Venice with lovely trees n less people. There are a few cafe's along it where one could relax and sip over a drink.

Thank Bhawant
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Via Garibaldi is a large street in the Castello region nice bars and cafes come here after visiting the Giardini.

Thank Paul123m
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Nice area that offers all the wine bars and cicchetti you could ask for without the cruise ship crowd found in other parts of Venice.

Thank Michael H
Somerset, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Via Garibaldi in the heart of Castello district is the best place to go to to escape the madding crowd. Only a few tourists venture that far away from St Mark's Square though it does have some good restaurants and the excellent Snack Bar Castello which is the ideal place for a lunchtime snack or an evening drink. Here you... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

There aren't that many long streets in Venice. We wandered down this one after visiting the Basilica San Pietro and walking back through the Castello district. Parts are a little run down, but there are a few cafes and restaurants - better value than further west in the city. As described to us, it's where the regular Venetians live and... More 

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City of Venice, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Via Garibaldi is a busy street in the Sestiere di Castello. A former canal that has been filled up to make the only "via" (the normal name for "street" in Italian) at the beginning of the 19th Century. Castello was a popular area a bit far away from the city centre, and somehow isolated by the busy industrial area of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

Great area to walk around in and feel the local Venetian atmosphere. No stress and a lot less tourists. Take a walk thru the park on the way back.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

We didn't really know where we were going when we strolled this street, we had a few dead ends or canal ends we couldnt cross and were searching for bridges and footpaths. A relief to find a nice large street.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Located in the residential area of Castello ( an easy walk from San Marco) and near the Arsenale. Wonderful place to enjoy cicchetti & umbra (appetizers & wine) while drinking in the life of the locals.

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Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
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