Dorsoduro Walking Tour, Venice
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You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works
: download the iOS app "Venice Map and Walks
" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Venice Map and Walks
" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.
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Dorsoduro is one of the six districts of Venice, whose name translates as “hard bridge” from Italian, due to the area's relatively high terrain. The city's highest spots, along with Giudecca Island and Isola Sacca Fisola, are found here. Dorsoduro is home to some of Venice's most picturesque canals, historic locations and cultural venues, including Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Campo San Barnaba and Campo Santa Margherita.
If modern art and historic architecture combined sounds like your kind of fun, Dorsoduro is the right place to go.