Campo San Polo in Veneto, Italy - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

Get Travalour for free on Google Play

Campo San Polo

Campo, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy

Man-made Structures- Other

About Campo San Polo

Campo San Polo is the largest campo in Venice, second in size only to Piazza San Marco. The name derives from the church of San Polo which rises in the southwestern corner facing the apse.  Initially, it was intended for crops and pastures. In 1493 it was entirely paved and the well was placed in the center of the field. After the pavement, it was used as a place for markets, fairs, and large meetings.


Attractions near Campo San Polo

Basilica S.Maria Gloriosa dei Frari0.27km from Campo San Polo

Basilica S.Maria Gloriosa dei Frari is a church located in the Campo dei Frari at the heart of the San Polo district of Venice, Italy. One of the most prominent churches in the city. Originally built between 1236 and 1338 by the Franciscan Conventual Friars, the structure was thoroughly re-modeled in the XIV century and given its present most magnificent form of the central nave, two side aisles, and seven apsidal chapels after the Franciscan-Gothic style.

Grand Canal0.29km from Campo San Polo

Grand Canal, or "Canalazzo for the Venetian, is the main channel of Venice, which divides the city into two. It represents the main communication route along Venice's most important buildings are located in Oraa.  The 16ft-deep Venice Grand Canal – known by locals as the Canalazzo – has over 170 buildings built along its two-and-a-half-mile length, many of them grand palazzos.

Fortuny Palace0.3km from Campo San Polo

The Palazzo Fortuny is a palazzo gothic of Venice located in the district of San Marco. It takes its name from the last owner, the artist Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo, and is home to the homonymous museum. Today the museum is part of the Venice Civic Museums Foundation. Previously, the building was known as Palazzo Pesaro degli Orfei. The palace became for a time the seat of the Orfei Philharmonic Academy, hence the name Palazzo Pesaro degli Orfei, with which it was later known.

Mocenigo Palace-Museum0.34km from Campo San Polo

Palazzo Mocenigo is a stately building in Venice, located at number 1992 in the Santa Croce district, along the salizada of San Stae.  It is the seat of the Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo - Study Center of the History of Textiles, Costume and Perfume. The building consists of five levels: ground floor, mezzanine, two noble floors, and a mezzanine with an attic.  The building also houses the Library of the Cinema Circuit.

Scuola Grande di San Rocco0.37km from Campo San Polo

The Scuola Grande di San Rocco is a building in Venice, northern Italy. It is a unique site, where over 60 paintings are preserved in their original setting in a building that has hardly undergone any alteration since its construction.  Almost all the work is by Tintoretto, his assistant and his son Domenico, some of his main works include Sala terrena, sala superiore, sala dell’albergo. The building is especially famous because it is where Tintoretto worked for more than 20 years.

Rialto0.37km from Campo San Polo

Rialto is a  scattered Italian town of 563 inhabitants in the province of Savona in Liguria.  It was the financial and commercial heart of the city. Rialto is known for its prominent markets as well as for the monumental Rialto Bridge across the Grand Canal. it was one of the busiest streets in this area and also a popular hangout place too.

Where is Campo San Polo

Discover more attractions in Veneto, where Campo San Polo is located

Veneto95 attractions

The area was a part of the Roman Empire until the 5th century AD. Although being a heavily industrialised region, tourism is one of its main economic resources; one-fifth of Italy's foreign tourism gravitates towards Veneto, which is the first region in Italy in terms of tourist presence, attracting over 60 million visitors every year, second after Emilia-Romagna in terms of hotel industry structures.