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Peace and Quiet

This lovely park is just 15 minutes from the hectic Piazza San Marco. The kids had a lot of fun... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
MaryJ7200
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New York City, New York
Escape the heat and crowds

We walked to the park this morning, and it is a nice 20 minute walk from St. Marks. The park itself... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Barbara H
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Huntsville, Alabama
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Viale Giardini Publicci | Largo Martiri d'Italia, 30122 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 16 June 2018

This lovely park is just 15 minutes from the hectic Piazza San Marco. The kids had a lot of fun relaxing in the shade, boat watching by the pier and running around. Our guidebook (Venice and Lake Garda with Kids) recommended two more parks in...More

2  Thank MaryJ7200
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We walked to the park this morning, and it is a nice 20 minute walk from St. Marks. The park itself is very pleasant with lots of shade trees, paths for strolling, and benches for relaxing. And my husband who is a bird watcher spotted...More

3  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

A truly lovely park, an enjoyable stroll from all the bustle of St Mark’s, that shows a completely different side to Venice. Calm and peaceful. The path by the water gives great views across the lagoon.

2  Thank CptVonTripp
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Beside the Biennale area you will find this gardens. There are really less tourists and much more Venetians who are living in this area. Like the whole part of Castello there is the real life outside of the hordes of tourists of San Marco. The...More

1  Thank Ralf K
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

A very pleasant park with lots of trees and greenery. There is also a very nice walk from San Marco along the promenade to the park which crosses some photogenic bridges.

Thank MrMrsHappyR
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

A more quieter part of the city that you can walk through. The park is quiet clean and leads to residential streets that are nice to wonder through.

Thank Livalambchop
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The park is only a couple of stops on the Valporetto from St Mark's or a pleasant stroll along the waterfront. It is a park of two halves; the gardens facing onto the water with their lawns, trees and sitting areas which are a pleasant...More

1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 12 September 2017

We love this garden and the pavilions. We rest, watch boats, sit the grass, read, and find other like minded folks are around us. The Biennale exhibits add extra pazazz and color.

Thank GailCheryl
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We walked along the waterfront from San Marco to escape the crowds. Only about a 20 minute walk. Very pleasant. Close to art exhibition. Small playground and grass areas with benches. We were bitten by insects so use insect repellent

Thank Hasford
Reviewed 21 July 2017

After three visits to Venice we have never made it down to the Giardini Pubblici in Castello, it is quite a walk from St.Mark's Square but well worth it to get away from the massive crowds. The garden was initiated by Napolean as Venice's first...More

Thank kpiddy
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Lorraine K
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The gardens are pleasant and a good place to sit on a bench for a spell of people watching. I like spending time there and there is a cafe (expensive) for a snack or a drink. But the gardens are not like those you will find... More
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