Venice Palace 9

Typical Venetian Style Palace of XVII Century near the "Ca' D'Oro" Area, houses the German-Italian Cultural Association

Typical Venetian Style Palace of XVII Century near the "Ca' D'Oro" Area, houses the German-Italian Cultural Association. This Palace was part of the Albrizzi Estate. The "Albrizzi" family (originally from Bergamo area) resided in Venice from the XVI Century and built up a fortune through the trades of fabric wear and olive oil. In 1667, they were recognized as part of the Venetian Noblesse thanks to their offer of battle ship to the "Serenissima Repubblica" during the Venetian conquest period.

The Palace , formerly also Dogale Palace as the seat of the Doge , a symbol of the city of Venice and Venetian Gothic masterpiece
The palace was built around 1550 by the Cubli family, wealthy Greek merchants ,and the architecture is attributed to Jacopo Sansovino, a follower of Michelangelo
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