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Palazzo Grassi, Venice: 5 reviews and 8 photos

  Palazzo Grassi (Apr 09)
by MM212
 
 

Completed by 1772, Palazzo Grassi was the last major palace to be built in Venice before the fall of the Republic. It was commissioned by the Grassi family (from Bologna) and designed by the architect Giorgio Massari in a Neoclassical style. The palazzo changed ownership and functions numerous times during its history until it was purchased in 1983 by the Fiat Group and turned into one of Venice's most important art exhibition halls. In 2005, the Fiat Group sold it to the François Pinault Foundation, but it continues to function as an art hall with various world-class exhibitions.

Address: Campo San Samuele - SAN MARCO
Directions: On the Grand Canal
Phone: 39 41 523 16 80
Website: http://www.palazzograssi.it

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  • Updated Aug 27, 2009
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