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"A very, very old door......." Venice Off The Beaten Path Tip by leics

Venice Off The Beaten Path: 711 reviews and 1,240 photos

  Original Gothic doorway and door
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  • Original Gothic doorway and door - Venice
      Original Gothic doorway and door
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  • Handle. - Venice
      Handle.
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  • Elaborate carving - Venice
      Elaborate carving
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Few (none?) of the palazzos in Venice still retain their original doors.

But there are still some really old ones dotted about.

I spotted this one on my way to Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and now I can't identify it (although I thnk it may be part of the Palazzo Soranzo van Axel)

Lots of detailed carving, and some rather elaborate handles. It's rather a lovely door altogether, I think.

In the far south-eastern corner of Cannareggio.

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 21, 2008
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