Venice Palace 10

The palace forms the counterpart to Michele Sanmicheli's palazzo Grimani on the other side of the Grand Canal

The palace forms the counterpart to Michele Sanmicheli's palazzo Grimani on the other side of the Grand Canal, but is of lower importance. Giangiacomo De' Grigi, son of Guglielmo De' Grigi, was the builder. Similar to Palazzo Loredan Vendramin Calergi, a transversal building from the 19th century further back embraces a garden area.

There are many hidden away palaces in Venice, not just those on the Grand Canal. Many of these palaces were owned by illustrious families
The Venice Arsenale used to be the heart of the Venice naval industry from the XII century. One of the largest production centres of pre-industrial age
It's a very good conserved example of a late-gothic two-family palace. It forms a great ensemble with the palazzo Sanudo