Ca' Mocenigo Museum - Venice, Italy

Ca' Mocenigo  (Museum dedicated to 18th century Venice)

Map: A - St. Mark's Square
         B - Ca' Mocenigo Museum

From the 17th Century, this palace was the residence of the San Stae branch of the Mocenigo family. Mocenigo family is one of the most important families of the Venice.
Seven members of this famous family became doges between 1414 and 1778.
This large building was originally built in a gothic style but it was extensively rebuilt at the beginning of the 17th century and got its present appearance.
Several famous personalities of yesteryear, like Lord Byron, Thomas Moore, Lady Mary Wortley Montague, etc. stayed here as guests...

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