"Palazzo Contarini dal Zaffo" Canal Grande Tip by MM212
Canal Grande, Venice: 205 reviews and 361 photos
This early Renaissance palace occupies an important position on the Grand Canal near Ponte dell'Accademia. It was built in the 15th century for the Contarini dal Zaffo family and is thought to have been designed by Giovanni Buora. Its beautiful fašade is covered with carved white marble, accentuated with a few polychrome marble decorations. The palazzo changed ownership several times during is history, with Princess de Polignac being the most notable. Thus, the palace is sometimes referred to as Palazzo Contarini Polignac.
Address: Grand Canal - DORSODURO 875
More Things to Do in Venice (68)
More Reviews (12)
- See All la Chiesa di San Clemente
- See All Gloriously Illuminated
- See All A "Leading" Hotel on its own island!
MM212's Related Pages
Have you been to Venice?Share Your Travels