In a setting of bridges, monumental squares and beautiful views, you will enjoy pleasant street life here.
As an architecture lover, Castello West is the place to be. Here you will find many large and small squares, churches and winding streets with bridges and unexpected views. To the south, you can stroll along the Riva degli Schiavoni, a wide quay that runs from Piazza San Marco to the Arsenale and overlooks the small island of San Giorgio Maggiore. The richly decorated city hospital is on the historic Piazza Santi Giovanni e Paolo, surrounded by numerous charming streets. In Castello West, you'll also come across many neighbourhood shops and restaurants. The squares are a handy aid to getting your bearings in this district.