Dorsoduro, Venice

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Dorsoduro, Venice.
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As home to Venice’s academic institutions, Dorsoduro contains a heavy concentration of bars and nightspots that cater to its student and intellectual population, most of which are located in the three areas of Campo Santa Margherita, Accademia, and Zattere.

Campo Santa Margherita in particular has earned a reputation as the main meet-up and hangout location for a young and diverse crowd and is by far the most party-friendly part of town, where places stay open into the small hours and hopping from bar to bar is the norm.

By day, the many museums, boutiques, and galleries around the Dorsoduro’s Accademia area draw crowds of art lovers and academic types, while the wide embankment of Zattere along the Giudecca canal attracts pleasure-seeking outdoorsy people looking to enjoy a leisurely stroll or to take in the sweeping views over a drink at a sidewalk café.

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