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Scala Contarini del Bovolo

Published on November 20, 2015 by admin

The amazing Scala Contarini del Bovolo, not too far from Rialto and San Marco it’s just one of the many Venice’s views that will leave you breathless. Enjoy the elegance and majesty of this historic construction discovering all the magic of Venice!

This is a good tip if you want to enjoy, during your travel experience in the magical lagoon city, a special place hidden inside the venician calli to make your trip more local and to appreciate some places perhaps less know to people. The Scala Contarini del Bovolo, built in the late fifteenth century, is not the classical tourist destination, let yourself absorb by the desire to discover what lies just walking at the end of the narrow street close to a small square. Be delighted by this pearl!

This “chicca” of the city located in a small courtyard near Campo Manin is an example of Venetian architecture from the Gothic to the Renaissance, winds in a cylindrical tower with a spiral pattern “ bovolo” in Venetian dialect. The various levels are marked by round arches on columns reflected in the arcades, it was built to describe the beauty of the Palace of Pietro Contarini at the end of the fifteenth century. It’s realize the aim!

Once you arrive at the top of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, when it’s possible to visit it from inside, the view that its forthcoming your eyes will not disappoint you at all! You could enjoy and appreciate the splendor of this unique city from a different prospective, a view that spreads between the domes of San Marco, the bell towers and roofs. Don’t miss it!


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