San Polo

San Polo is the smallest and most central of the six sestieri of , northern Italy, covering 86 acres along the Grand Canal. It is one of the oldest parts of the city, having been settled before the ninth century, when it and San Marco formed part of the Realtine Islands.

Landmarks in the Area

The Campo San Polo is the largest campo in Venice, Italy, the second largest Venetian public square after the Piazza San Marco.

The Chiesa di San Polo is a Catholic church in , dedicated to the Apostle Paul.

The Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, usually just called the Frari, is a church located in the Campo dei Frari at the heart of the district of , .

The Rialto Bridge is the oldest of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in , .

The Ca' d'Oro or Palazzo Santa Sofia is a palace on the Grand Canal in , northern .

Localities in the Area

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

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

Cannaregio is the northernmost of the six historic of .

Dorsoduro is one of the six sestieri of , in northern Italy.

Castello is the largest of the six sestieri of , Italy.

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