Quattro Minuti con Casanova–Palazzo Grimani

Ready for another four minutes of history? Not the boring history mouldering away in textbooks from before the Common Core Standards, but the kind of history that comes alive!

Casanova frequented the Palazzo Grimani as a kid and as an adult. The Grimani clan took care of him and then got fed up with him. Find out the dirt in my latest video:

http://youtu.be/hoNIpz9IfxQ

You can visit the Palazzo Grimani now–it’s a museum. Here are a couple pics from when they had a Biennale exhibit in the courtyard. See all the boats stacked up in the back corner?

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And here’s the water entrance that Casanova likely used…

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…with a gondola going by, of course!

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One Response to Quattro Minuti con Casanova–Palazzo Grimani

  1. Nancy Schwalen says:

    Love the scroll-work on the gate.

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