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Merchants of Venice: Around Rialto

For centuries the site of the only bridge crossing the Grand Canal, Rialto also used to be the commercial heart of Venice. You will have a stroll around the colorful market where locals buy their fish and then venture into the maze of backstreets to find traces of long-gone shops, banks and even a “red light district”. After all that walking, it will be time to enjoy a Venetian snack of a spritz and a cicchetto in a traditional bacaro.

Notes: The fish market is open only in the morning (until 12:30), from Tuesday to Saturday.

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