Close up detail of a gondola at Venice's main surviving gondola building and repair yard squero at Rio di San Trovaso, Dorsoduro.

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Squero di San Trovaso


This wooden cabin on the Rio di San Trovaso looks like a stray ski chalet, but it’s one of Venice's few working squeri (shipyards), with refinished gondolas drying in the yard. It's best viewed from across the canal, but if the door's open you might be able to peek inside.

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