The Gritti Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Venice

4.8 (25 reviews)

Campo Santa Maria del Giglio, Venice, 30124, Italy   •  Weather:    •   Local Time:     •  Phone: +39 041 794611   

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The Explorer's Library

A rare collection of treasured antiques

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A den of antiquity

A place to relax

Discover an exclusive collection of treasures in the intimate environment of the library. The Explorer's Library invites guests to explore a unique selection of precious handcrafted treasures and beautiful books in Venice on the shelves of the exquisite wood-panelled room.

The library was designed to create the illusion of visiting someone's grand home, with homely touches including vintage astrolabes and a handpicked assortment of books on discovery. The stage is set to be reminiscent of the home of a global explorer, collecting rare handcrafted pieces to bring back as memories around the home.

In April 2017, The Gritti Palace adds a new iconic masterpiece to its art collection. The painting of il Doge Andrea Gritti, acquired at Sotheby's Art Auction and marks the significant retunr to Venice of a masterpiece by Titian's workshop. The painting is displayed over the fireplace in the Explorer's Library, pays homage to the incredible history hidden among the walls of the hotel.


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