Culture and traditions

Ca’Rezzonico – Venice

The Ca’Rezzonico Museum of the Settecento Veneziano, known as Ca’RezzonicoIt is located on Large channelIn the district Dorsoduro, Venice. It is one of the most beautiful palaces of the lagoon.

Built in the seventeenth century by Baldassare Longhena, commissioned by the Bon family, who sold the ruin to the Rezzonico family, and completion of works and decoration were dominated by Giorgio Massari.

The palace houses several pictorial collections and all kinds of objects brought from other palaces. The Mestrovich collection is in the mezzanino BrowningWith works by Tintoretto and de’Pitati. Before climbing we will see a gondola with felze (closed). On the first floor are paintings, frescoes and sculptures of the eighteenth century. It is of incalculable value the Bridal Allegory of Giambattista Tiepolo.

Among its main attractions are the Dance hall created by Massari, which occupies the entire width of the second floor. On the third floor is exposed small Ai do San Marchi pharmacy, Besides the Egidio Martini art gallery.

Visits can be made from 10 am to 5 pm, between April and October it closes at 6 pm. Closed Tuesdays. The single ticket costs 7 € and 5 € reduced. Free for children under 5 years. Entry is included in the Museum pass from the city. Usually present temporary exhibitions.

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