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All reviews narrow streets train station the cruise ship terminal numerous churches transport hub ca' pesaro smaller canals grand canal michelangelo beauty square tourists sestiere architecture gondola palace
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

Santa Croce is a busy part of Venice. It is the transport hub with the bus station and train station. We walked in some of the narrow streets to look at interesting places to eat. If you wanted to avoid queues, you can also get...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 2 October 2018

I did some shopping and a Gondola tour. It was so amazing. My cruise started in Venice and I went a day early just to sightsee. I really enjoyed the food, you can get around by water taxi, reguar taxi or train. I opted for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

This tiny museum within the Santa Croce is definitely worth a visit just for the paintings of the Last Supper by Giorgio Vasari (restored after 50 years following almost destruction by flood( and the wall painting by Taddeo Gaddi. This is one away from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank tfphang
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Slightly off the beaten tourist track of the more well known galleries and the cathedral this is a real gem. Take the 10 minute walk south east from the cathedral to find a wonderful set of frescos, tributes to Galileo and Michelangelo, stunning Renaissance works...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank RMPurton
Reviewed 1 June 2018

One of the 6 areas of Venice and once away from the mass transport hub that is Piazzale Roma, it is one of the quieter areas in Venice, home to numerous churches and quiet back streets. If you just want to get lost and explore...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

The sculptures in the church are amazing, a true testimony to the accomplishments of many of the people buried here and of the respect they earned. Of course, the most spectacular, at least to me, is the sculpture marking the grave of Michelangelo. However, others...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank jj435Rye
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Santa Croce is a laid-back area in Venice with a strong local vibe. It is not "proliferated" with tourists and this square is home to casual eateries serving local and global cuisine. On the Grand Canal, the imposing Fondaco dei Turchi features exhibits on natural...More

Date of experience: March 2018
4  Thank MadmanAdventure
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Santa Croce is a beautiful neighborhood only a few blocks from Piazza Roma. The neighborhood has less traffic. It is one of my favorite areas to stay in.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank joycep883
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This 'Pantheon of Italian Greats' was amazing. While not as large as St Peter's Basilica in Rome or St. John Lateran, of course, it was huge and impressive. It preserves the memory of greats like Dante, Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, Rossini and even Marconi. The statues,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

During a previous visit to Venice, we had stayed in a hotel located within this neighbourhood. It was a handy location because it was near the main railway station, a bus terminus and the cruise ship terminal. It also has water bus stop located on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district)
when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring
cars and buses close to the center of Venice.
Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking
Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes
with energy from travelers and students. Historic
palaces and former industrial buildings house some
departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture
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We took the airport express bus. Bought a return ticket so was already there for the way back and caught the bus just outside the main entrance of the airports.