San Lazzaro degli Armeni2
Why locals love it
Would you imagine there is Egyptian mummy in Venice? The pieces of art and artefacts preserved in this monastery are amazing. It is a real hidden gem to discover.
Here you can skip into the past for a moment and listen to the interesting history of this peaceful community.
Why you should visit it
You can learn about the history of the Armenian people and their relation with Venice. There are 18 monks now living on this island, a live religious community. The guided tour will let you discover the library and the part of the island where the art treasures are kept.
Vaporetto line 20 will depart from St Mark's square at 15:10