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  • proper n. The northernmost, and most populous of the six sestieri of Venice


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  • Lots of Veniceblog readers visited the real atoms-and-molecules version of the squero out in Cannaregio when they were in town.


  • Wish you would put up a sound file of the guy who walks around selling trees in Cannaregio!

    The Gondolier of New York

  • We have rented a flat in Cannaregio in late April and have no idea about laws as to mooring, but even to rent a dinghy (aka a tinny where I come from) for a day would be bliss.

    Renting A Boat In Venice

  • It looks as though, for some reason, a disproportionate number of the concerti are in Cannaregio ...

    Venezia Suona

  • Against the church a little house has been built, and at the corner of the Grand Canal and the Cannaregio is the figure of the Virgin.

    A Wanderer in Venice

  • We detoured through a poor section of the city, the Cannaregio, a desolate wharf area where caulkers repaired derelict boats.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • The chef and I communicated with a look, then crept back to the poverty-stricken Cannaregio.

    The Book of Unholy Mischief

  • Cheap international calls and Net access are available in many locations – I dropped by Planet Internet in Cannaregio to check email (Rio Tera San Leonardo, Canareggio 1519).

    A Long-Awaited Weekend in Venice

  • I found myself smiling within a few minutes of crossing the Ponte delle Guglie into Cannaregio, and never stopped.

    A Long-Awaited Weekend in Venice

  • This is the Cannaregio sestiere (district), haunted by former residents such as Marco Polo, Wagner, Tintoretto and Titian.

    Venice Crossings: A Traghetto Tour Reveals the City's Other Side


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