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Very bright and quiet studio, very typical neighborhood, all services nearby bars, restaurants, bank, pharmacy, supermarket, etc.. Recently renovated in 2004. Very nice, quiet, well equipped. Giudecca is a very real Venetian neighborhood with low tourist presence but very accessible. For example, the Accademia is 10 minutes, San Marco 15 Minutes. What makes this place very special is its proximity to the water, but also an incredible view of the city just 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 WI-FI Internet included in the rent.
The island was originally known as the Spina Lunga ("Long Edge" Spina, fishbone) because of its curved and elongated. The place later received its current name, according to some, by the Jewish community that there would be installed, but this explanation is not convincing because the former Jewish ghetto was located in the neighborhood ("sestiere") of Cannaregio. It is more likely that the name derives from the word Giudecca giudicare ("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 the golden age of the Republic, a resort and escape, consisting of palaces surrounded by large parks.
The Grand Canal and the Giudecca Canal (at the bottom, the church of Santa Maria della Salute in Venice) The magnificence of this period is particularly evidenced by the imposing church of Redentore ("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 dock in the Zatterre sestiere Dorsoduro. This feast of the Redeemer has always held in the third week of July.
Tre occhi house on the Giudecca
Church Sta Eufemia
The place became an industrial area in the early twentieth century including shipyards and factories, and a movie studio. The decline began Giudecca after the Second World War with the gradual closure of the industrial sector. For many years, the Giudecca be degraded and seedy place, before a series of pardons not make again a quiet modern residential area, and appreciated. It is famous for its long pier north, which forms a beautiful promenade and offers a splendid view of Venice.
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The Giudecca WAS Historically an area of palaces with extensive gardens, the island Became an industrial area in the early twentieth century with shipyards and factories in addition to a movie studio. Much of the industry decline Effective Went into World War II, aim it is now once more Regarded as exclusive residential area year. 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 Reasons hand is obvious - it Provides The Most famous view over the Entire city. Nowhere else one Will Obtain Such a view over the Doge's Palace, St Mark's Square, the votive church of Santa Maria della Salute and the entrance to the Grand Canal.
Once one HAS Their appetite satisfied 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. For this manageable area Giudecca HAS amazing things to offer aside from this and It Has Often featured in German literature. Review: The most impressive building on the island is without doubt the 'Il Redentore "(Church of the Most Holy Redeemeer). The architect of this balanced structure is no other than Andrea Palladio Have you icts Construction Began in the 16th Century. Just like the church - Santa Maria della Salute That lies opposite 'Il Redentore' aussi a votive church That marked the end of a plague epidemic. In addition we Giudecca One Will find 'Sant Eufemia' - one of the oldest churches in Venice That dates back to the 9th century. The third of the sacred churches is the 'Chiesa delle Zitelle.
The island worldly Also has several 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 Housed the large largest pasta factory in Italy - the 'Molino Stucky. A German architect by the name of Ernst Hanoverian 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 disrepair Progressively. After a transitional period in Which It was used as an exhibition space and also in. All which 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 All which 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-beens by Goethe and Schiller MENTIONED as well as by Theoder Fontane, ETA Hoffman and Hugo von Hofmannsthal. Its Most Famous resident WAS Michelangelo Have you Lived here for three years in a kind of voluntary exile.
Year Purchased: 2011
Speaks: french, portuguese, italian, spanish, english