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Located on the southeastern frontiers of the city of lakes, Palazzo delle Prigioni Nuove is a 16th-century castle that is particularly known for its underground prison cells; offering something unique to its visitors. The rooms within the castles are elaborate and have been well-maintained to ensure that they do not lose their original decor and charm. Some of these rooms are open to the public, allowing rental facilities for private events.
The fine art gallery of Giorgio Mastinu is located in San Marco. It is an ideal place to visit if you are in the neighborhood. It claims to be one the trendiest galleries in town. It stores drawings, painting, documents, photography work, contemporary art designs, illustrated books, etc. of local as well as well known artists. Tucked away in one of the corner of San Marco, it is one of the smallest you will find but very well put up.
The church of S. Vittore was built during the 8th century and according to Moisè Venier and it was rebuilt in 1632. The baroque interior is bursting with works of art including busts of the Fini family, Tintoretto's La Lavanda dei Piedi and an image of Moses receiving the Ten Commandments, on the altar. There is also the tomb of the writer and banker John Law, which used to be in San Geminiano.
The city of Venice is known for its lovely bridges and promenades, the Riva Degli Schiavoni is one such landmark. Running across the St. Mark's Basin, it is one of the most visited sights in town and dates back to the 9th Century. Starting off at the Doge's Palace, it boasts of traditional markets, stalls that offer souvenirs, masks and of course delightful short eats and light fare. This area is also home to many hotels, ancient buildings, Vittorio Emmanuele II Monumen and La Pietà church. You can simply take a stroll and enjoy the great views or indulge in people watching at Riva Degli Schiavoni.