La Biennale di Venezia - Arsenale, Venice

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With a focus on contemporary art from all around the world, La Biennale di Venezia - Arsenale began in 1895. Currently, private dealers connect buyers with artists here and at the nearby and concurrent Art Basel. National pavilions offer art from each of about 50 or more different countries. Unofficial pavilions spring up alongside the government-sponsored venues. Book your tickets online to avoid an entrance line, and bring picnic food and water. Use our Venice travel planner to visit La Biennale di Venezia - Arsenale on your trip to Venice, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • This year for the first time we visited the biennial, we were impressed. Very original and unique, beautiful also the structure of the arsenal. Convention with train tickets
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  • Modern art biennale is an experience that makes you realize how the world works, it opens your mind and brings you closer to the culture of the world. If you know the city to visit
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  • the whole biennale, including exhibits that are located along the way, as always interesting. the arsenal, in my opinion, is the most interesting place, with decidedly impressive installations. lovely Italy
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