Dorsoduro is one of the six sestieri of , in northern Italy. Dorsoduro includes the highest land areas of the city and also Giudecca island and Isola Sacca Fisola.

Landmarks in the Area

Santa Maria dei Carmini, also called Santa Maria del Carmelo and commonly known simply as the Carmini, is a large Roman Catholic church in the sestiere, or neighbourhood, of in , northern .

The Scuola Grande dei Carmini is a confraternity building in , Italy.

The Scuola dei Varoteri is a building located facing the Campo Santa Margherita in the sestiere of , , Italy.

Ca' Foscari University of Venice is a public university in , Italy; it is usually known simply as Università Ca' Foscari.

The Chiesa di San Barnaba is a small Neoclassical-style church in the sestiere of in .

Localities in the Area

Santa Croce is one of the six sestieri of , northern Italy.

San Polo is the smallest and most central of the six sestieri of , northern Italy, covering 86 acres along the Grand Canal.

San Marco is one of the six sestieri of , lying in the heart of the city as the main place of Venice.

Sacca Fisola is an artificial island in the Venetian Lagoon.

Cannaregio is the northernmost of the six historic of .


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