Private tour Rialto area and Frari Church

Rialto and Frari Church private visit

Highlights:

Rialto Bridge

Rialto Market

Frari Church

A pleasant walking tour with professional private guide starting from Rialto Bridge, the most typical and symbolic monuments of the city, to have a first introduction to a part of the minor Venice.

Crossing the famous bridge built at the end of XVI century by Antonio Da Ponte in the form of one great arch, above which on both sides runs a loggia with several shops, you will visit Rialto area: the New Buildings built by Sansovino in the XVI century, today home of the Judical Court and Offices; the Old Buildings built by Scarpagnino in the XVI century; San Giacometto Church, rebuilt by Scarpagnino in the XVI century after the fire which destroyed it almost completely; the colourfull fruits and fish market.

Then the visit will proceed towards Frari Church built at the beginning of the fourteen century in Gothic style. The interior has beautiful paintings by Bellini, Titian and Vivarini and the famous Monument to Antonio Canova, designed by the artist himself.

The tour ends with the visit of Frari Church