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  • 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

  • The book is a good travel companion, tightly and pleasantly written, small and purseable, easy to thumb through, and organized by sestiere, so you can effortlessly ID the closest great restaurant to the calle you happen to be lost in when hunger strikes.

    Veniceblog:

  • The caribinieri arrested 38-year-old engineer Antonio Benacchio on suspicion of theft and vandalism at his home in the San Marco sestiere in the historic center of Venice.

    Veniceblog:

  • In Dorsoduro, no less ... the sestiere I know best.

    An Indoor Model of the Venetian Lagoon

  • The Penzo stadium, named after aviator Pier Luigi Penzo, is located on the island of Sant 'Elena, part of the sestiere of Castello, next to the Venice yacht club.

    New Venetian Soccer Stadium In The Works

  • Venice, near Santa Ternita in the sestiere of Castello.

    Venetian Lady in the Cage

  • According to today's Gazzettino, local authorities have stepped up surveillance and security patrols in the Venetian Ghetto and in areas close by in the sestiere of Cannaregio.

    Security Tightened in the Venetian Ghetto

  • I was tempted to sally forth in it, to walk the cold, silent, and desolate streets of the sestiere in it.

    Wharton's Sharp Eye

  • When he has done his work he prefers the wine shops of his own sestiere.

    A Wanderer in Venice

  • The talk this year is of whether 2010 champion Francesco Scattolini, riding for the Porta Bonomini sestiere, or district, can fend off the challenge of the veteran Massimo Conficconi of Porta Filiamabili, who is bidding for a record seventh palio.

    News - chicagotribune.com

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