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11 Jul 2018
“Not Much To See”
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You can visit where the world explorer Marco Polo started out - from his home located close to the Rialto Bridge in Venice.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Marco Polo's house is historically significant, but there isn't much to see here. It is marked by a simple plaque on the side of the building. We were walking nearby anyway, so we took a short detour to see and photograph it. It was impressive...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to see this historical casa so spent quite some time walking to it. Definitely off the Tourist paths and on a small back street. Saw it and it’s not much to see just a plain building with a sign stating it was Marco...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank CDM49
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Would not have been a point of interest if it was not a stop on our walking tour. So it was interesting to hear a bit of the background history of the adventurer Marco Polo,

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed March 5, 2018 via mobile

Passed this house on a gondola ride. It is supposed to be the house of Marco Polo the adventurer and explorer. There was not much to see only a plaque on the outside wall. A quick trip here was enough.

Date of experience: March 2018
3  Thank charlesj305
Reviewed February 23, 2018

A ride on the Gondola on Easter Friday with a blood red full moon past by Casa di Marco Polo. Was once in a lifetime experience for me. My daughter was in University in Madrid as an Exchange student so for her Easter break I...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Kim G
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Supposedly the home of Marco Polo. Really very little to see here other than a plaque on the wall of a house. Easy enough to walk to down some side streets so stop if you are passing that direction, I wouldn't make a special trip...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank John W
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Walking east from the Rialto Bridge area, you will need a map to find your way through the narrow streets, in a hidden narrow alley, you then walk-into “Corte del Milion” a very small square where Marco Polo lived. It got its name from the...More

Date of experience: February 2017
7  Thank Raffiella11
Reviewed December 30, 2016

We were taken to the houses of Venetian and great explorer Marco Polo and his family (not far from the Rialto Bridge) as part of our free walking tour and it is fascinating to see the original features of the building still intact. Not many...More

Date of experience: March 2016
4  Thank RTWMagazine
Reviewed October 29, 2016

During our walking tour of Venice, our guide Simone said there are many houses that claim to be the one of Marco Polo. The original house burned in 1597 and a theater was built in its place. You will find plagues throughout the city stating...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank ITRT
Reviewed September 27, 2016

Shown to us by our gondolier, this house has a plaque on its wall indicating it to be a home of Marco Polo and is easier seen from the canal than by foot. If I understood correctly it is or has been renovated but is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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