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We found the State Archives, attached to the very good Saint Maria dei Frari (church) in Campo San Frari but it seems unavailable for the purpose of tourist visitations. From what we understand from out DK Top 10 Venice book, the treasure of documents and...More
Date of experience: February 2012
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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
Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.