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Very bright and quiet studio, authentic area, all services nearby: bars, restaurants, bank, pharmacy, supermarket, etc. Recently renovated in 2004. Very pleasant, quiet, well equipped. Giudecca is a real neighborhood, very Venetian, with low tourist presence but very accessible. For example, the Accademia is 10 minutes, 15 Minutes San Marco. What makes this special place is its proximity to the water, but also an incredible view of the city right outside your window. You can just sit and relax in a quiet atmosphere and watch the view of the city. The studio has air conditioning '(A / C) and wireless internet included in the rent.
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The island was originally known as the Spina Lunga ("Long Edge" Spina, fishbone) because of its curved and elongated shape. The place later received its current name, according to some, by the Jewish community that it would be installed, but this explanation is not convincing because the old Jewish ghetto was located in the area ("sestiere") of Cannaregio. It is more likely that the name derives from the Giudecca giudicare word ("judge"; giudizio, "judgment"), with reference to the use of the island as a place of exile for dissidents aristocrats in the early ninth century. The island then became, in the golden age of the Republic, a resort and escape, composed of palaces surrounded by large parks.
The Grand Canal and the Giudecca Canal (basically, the Santa Maria della Salute church in Venice) The magnificence of this period is particularly evidenced by the imposing church of the Redeemer ("redeemer"), designed by Andrea Palladio between 1577 and 1592 to mark the end of the terrible plague that struck the city in 1576 and decimated a third of its inhabitants. Every year, the Doge and his entourage visited the church across the canal on a bridge of boats, from the Zatterre the dock in the sestiere of Dorsoduro. This Redeemer festival always takes place in the third week of July.
Tre occhi house on the Giudecca
Church Sta Eufemia
The place became an area of industry in the early twentieth century including shipyards and factories, and a movie studio. The decline of the Giudecca began after the Second World War with the gradual closure of the industrial sector. For many years, the Giudecca is degraded and seedy place, before a series of pardons does make again a modern residential area, quiet and appreciated. It is known for its long pier in the North, which forms a very nice walk and offers a splendid view of Venice.
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The Giudecca Was Historically an area of extensive gardens with palaces, the island est devenu an industrial area in the early twentieth century with shipyards and factories in addition to a movie studio. Much of the industry Went Into decline After World War II, aim it is now once more Regarded as an exclusive residential area. It Is Known for icts long dock and Its churches, Including Il Redentore.
The Giudecca Island is Located only A Few minutes drive by vaporetto (waterbus) from Saint Mark's Square in the south of Venice. There are Many Reasons not to miss out a trip to this island When visiting Venice. One of the hand is Obvious Reasons - it Provides the Most Famous view over the Entire City. Nowhere else Will one obtenir Such a view over Doge's Palace, St. Mark's Square, the votive church Santa Maria della Salute and the entrance to the Grand Canal.
Once one HAS satisfied Their appetite and seen enough of the first reason one can turn on the Bacino Their back and explore the island Itself. It is small - measuring only Approximately two kilometers in length and 300 meters in width Some. Manageable for this area Giudecca HAS amazing things to offer aside from this and It Has Often featured in German literature. Reviews The most impressive building on the island is without doubt the 'Il Redentore' (Church of the Most Holy Redeemeer). The architect of this structure is balanced No. --other than Andrea Palladio Who Began ict built in the 16th Century. Just like the church - Santa Maria della Salute That lies opposite, 'Il Redentore' est a votive church That marked the end of a plague epidemic. In addition we Giudecca One Will Find 'Sant Eufemia' - one of the churches in Venice Oldest That dates back to the 9th century. The third of the sacral churches is the 'Chiesa delle Zitelle'.
The island aussi HAS several worldly attractions to offer. At icts western side for instance There Is a wide building in a Gothic revival style That Until the outbreak of the Second World War the Largest Housed pasta factory in Italy - the 'Molino Stucky'. A German architect by the name of Ernst Hannoveraner Wullekopf Was commissioned for the extension of this brick building. In the post war period this building Stood empty for a long time and fell Into Progressively disrepair. After a transitional period in qui It Was used as an exhibition space and aussi en qui It Had To deal with a fire, it stands today as a hotel Belonging to an international chain of hotels. Not far from here is a movie studio qui is still very much used for shooting movies.
As small as it May be, in German literature Giudecca Island has-been made big. It has-been by Goethe and Schiller Mentioned as well as by Theoder Fontane, ETA Hoffman and Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Its Most Famous Resident Was Michelangelo Who Lived here for three years in a kind of voluntary exile.
Year Purchased: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese, italian