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Riva Degli Schiavoni, 30122 Venice, Italy
Castello
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You can’t help but notice this impressive monument when walking in Venice. It is located next to St. Mark’s Square and the basilica. I live in Beijing and see Chairman Mao’s statue all over. On my travels in Italy, I saw the statue of Vittorio...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I wrote a piece for a humanities class on this beautiful work of art, when attending school in the states. It was incredible to actually see the piece in person! It's much larger than I had expected it to be!

Thank Erika N
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This monument is located on the Riva Degli Schiavoni and is dedicated to the first king of a united Italy. It shows the king astride his horse, right arm raised and holding a sword. Very similar to the monuments in Rome, Naples and Palermo but...More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This large monument, to the first king of the newly created nation of Italy, is located along Riva degli Schiavoni and cannot be missed. It is sitting in the middle of the promenade. On one end of the monument pedestal is a woman (Venice) with...More

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 26 March 2018

This was the first statue we saw in Venice after departing from the water bus. Having just arrived from Rome, it was nice to see the link in this monument to Rome in the form of Rome's emblem of the wolf feeding the twins, which...More

Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 23 March 2018

The monument was right outside our hotel, Hotel Paganelli. It is grand and impressive. I had no idea who it was until I googled it. It is well done and just in front of the the S. Zaccaria waterbus stop. If you are near there,...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 9 December 2017

A long walk along the waterfront avails many visuals, this quite extravagant statue especially. Holding up well considering it's exposure to the elements

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 22 November 2017

The monument was right outside our hotel, really large and impressive, but we really had no idea what it represented. On closer inspection, it was of the first king of the unified Italy, and stands in the middle of this wide promenade on the water...More

Thank Ossie D
Reviewed 22 November 2017

A lot of people just walk by it and another group of people do not even know it exists. I like it because of the location. It is definitely worth a photo but do not go out of your way.

Thank michael p
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Victor Emanuel was the first king of unified Italy.when you travel throughout Italy you will find statues of him in many places. when we were going towards St.Mark’s square,while walking I was not aware of it and saw very impressive statue . The place was...More

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Castello is the largest of the six sestieri
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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
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I do not know what he/she means by "cist of museums to visit".
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