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"Piazzetta dei Leoncini" Piazza San Marco Tip by BorneoGrrl

Piazza San Marco, Venice: 310 reviews and 516 photos

  Piazzetta dei Leoncini
by BorneoGrrl

The smaller square between the Doge's Palace and the Biblioteca Marciana, Jacopo Sansovino's Library, which faces the mouth of the Grand Canal is Piazzetta dei Leoncini. This was also where the scene from "Moonraker" when James Bond came up in his "gondola-hovercraft" to escape from the bad guys. OK, that was not romantic but I do know that you can take some really good pictures in the Piazzeta.

You can also walk towards the quayside to pose next to the gondolas that line the waterfront.

Directions: Head towards Piazza San Marco, it's the area between the Doge's Palace and the Biblioteca Marciana
Phone: +39 06 0427 40436

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 9, 2007
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