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Strada Nuova and its “bacari”

Strada Nuova is one of the most important pedestrian arterial of the city of Venice.

It represents the principal street of the Cannaregio district and it connects Rialto with the Santa Lucia Railway Station. This path was built in 19th century to create a simple and fast way to reach Rialto and the Railway Station.

Before the demolition of previous buildings and this urban intervention, the narrow streets created a labyrinth, while nowadays the street results a wide and easy itinerary to cross Venice.

Strada Nuova

At least one time, during your stay in Venice you should pass through Strada Nuova to visit some beautiful palaces or some important churches, as Santi Apostoli or Santa Fosca. As well as if you want to visit the Ca’ d’Oro museum, located in a lateral street of Strada Nuova.
The Best Western Premier Hotel Sant’Elena suggests you two traditional bacari to relax yourself and refresh with a tasty spritz after this long walk through Venice.

Osteria la Bottega ai Promessi Sposi – Calle dell’Oca, Cannaregio

Osteria Bottega Ai Promessi Sposi

Located in a lateral calle of Strada Nuova, the Osteria la Bottega ai Promessi Sposi has a long wooden counter groaning with a good selection of cicchetti, mainly but not exclusively seafood. Within there are few tables where you can taste different samples of Venetian cuisine. The bacaro is also well known for its friendly and “authentic venetian” staff.

La Cantina – Strada Nuova 3689, Cannaregio

La Cantina is one of those places where you usually find mainly Venetians stopping by for a quick drink and a snack. The ambience indoors is warm and cozy and the friendly staff will help you to order a plate with moth-watering crostini made with refined Venetian and Italian products. La Cantina proposes a well-provided list of wine by the glass and it also sells a wide selection of bottles of wines for a tasty souvenir.
Strada Nuova is also full of shops and restaurant to spend a day in the lively Venice.
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