For History Lovers

9 March, 2007

Do you love history? Do you wish to breath and smell the ancient history of Venice? If you would like to visit a real historic place far from the usual tours, then you must visit the Archivio di Stato of Frari , the “Archive”.

It is located in an Ancient Monks Convent, here since the XIX Century were collected all the official documents of the Serenissima Maggior Consiglio, Consiglio dei Dieci, Senato, Courts of law, Ambassadors .. also the secret reports of Venetian 007.
There are so many documents that they  fill 68 km of bookshelves in 368 rooms!

Venice Archivio Frari

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