Palazzo Malipiero, Venice

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Palazzo Malipiero is a palace in Venice, Italy. It is located on the Grand Canal in the central Campo San Samuele. It stands just across from Palazzo Grassi Exhibition Center. The adjacent Italian-style garden with a view on the Grand Canal, a rarity in Venice, makes it even more distinctive. Initially built in a Byzantine style, over the centuries it has undergone some modifications.HistoryThe Ca' Grande of Saint Samuel was probably built at the beginning of the 11th century by Soranzo family, which also built in that period, together with the Boldù family, the church of San Samuele facing the land-facade of the Palace. In the 13th century a third floor was added.In the early days of the 15th century the Cappello family, one of the most energetic and industrious families of Venice, became owners of the Palace as a result of marriages with the Soranzos. The Cappello family used the palace's storehouses to house the newly discovered printing and publishing activity. In the mid-16th century this family enlarged the building and modified the Grand Canal facade to its present shape.Around 1590 the Malipiero family became tenants of the Cappellos and Caterino Malipiero, within few years as from 1610, through the marriage with Elisabetta Cappello and further purchases, became owners of the whole edifice. Evidence of the very many restorations done by him are the date 1622 and the initials K.M. - for Caterino Malipiero- in an engraving placed over on the main door he built, giving access to the new large entrance of the Palace.
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  • Beautiful palace accessed by crossing a private bridge that allows you to cross Rio di Santa Maria Formosa, in the Camp of Santa Maria Formosa, Sestiere di Castello. It was the home of the Malipiero family until the end of '400, when it passed, by marriage, to the Trevisan family and, probably, at that time it was also rebuilt in the current forms; symmetrical facade with Istria stone roof and Renaissance style. Developed on three floors, it has, in the center, on the ground floor, two portals in full six that correspond, in the two noble floors, to four-proeres with sculpted parapets and, on the sides, two monophores in full sixth; to decorate the whole niches and patere, cartouches and, just under the cornice, eight cameos. Today it has been dismembered in several apartments, while the top floor noble (the second floor) houses a hotel, where you can still observe 18th-century frescoes in good condition.
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  • Palace dating back to the 15th century, the golden age of expanding trade with the East, in which the Venetians had supremacy. is in good condition. Mixture of Byzantine style with Gothic. Point out the perfect symmetry of the Windows and balconies, typical of that era. Is situated in the Campo di Santa Maria Formosa and your access is made by a private bridge in stone. I don't know if it's possible visit.
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  • Built in style and in the Byzantine period, the 10th century, the noble family Soranzo, coevo to the nearby church of San Samuele which was created thanks to their patronage. It passed to the Malipiero at the end of the 16th century, after the other noble lineage had been here a tenant of the noble hat, which called them together a wedding. With its impressive size, the result of a variety of architectural styles according to the tastes of the various successive owners; in the eighteenth century there were the work of magnification that gave today's compact appearance. After the extinction of the House Malipiero in 1778, followed two centuries of disposals and decadence of the structure, then is recent history the acquisition and long restoration by Bernabò that returned primarily to the Interior of the building and planning the Italian garden to its ancient magnificence, and the glory due thanks to the central location on the Grand Canal. In particular in the garden the outcome of the ten-year efforts of patron Bernabò into surrounding well made beautiful flowers at the wedding wedding ring Malipiero-Hat which bears engraved figures of the bride and groom with the weapon of Malipiero. Caterino Malipiero, its badge remains as Insignia K.M. and the weapon with the claw of a rooster, coat of arms for monumental 17th century portal ornament from Campo San Samuele. The Palace is one of the places visited by Giacomo Casanova lived here very young, debuting in society (and of course amatoria) in these rooms. The attule target of large spaces of the building provide leasing for exhibits at the Biennale.
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  • Visited as part of the biennale 2019. A unique experience.
  • Malaysian pavilion Venice Biennale 2019
  • A place to visit to spend a different afternoon than usual.
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  • Grand Palace that was born in Byzantine style, then around the tenth century, but which has undergone many changes, which is why you can find other styles, in particular the Venetian-Byzantine portal or the Gothic Windows. The Interior is luxurious and well tended garden and decked. If the review did you think useful, please click on the little hand, thanks.
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  • Really very nice
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