Example sentences for: piazzetta

How can you use “piazzetta” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Just four minutes by vaporetto from the Piazzetta, on its own little island, is the church of San Giorgio Maggiore; its campanile offers the most photogenic view of the city and its lagoon.

  • Erected over an older Byzantine-style castle, the present 14th- to 15th-century Flamboyant Gothic building fronts the Piazzetta and the basin, the first building to behold upon arrival in Venice.

  • Venice’s dazzling basilica, the Doges’ Palace (Palazzo Ducale), and the 500-year-old Clock Tower (Torre dell’Orologio), all within the sprawling Piazza San Marco and adjacent Piazzetta, are the very focus of the city’s life.

  • Its airy arcades reach out to the 900-year-old basilica and turn a corner past the soaring brick campanile to the Piazzetta and landing stage of St. Mark’s basin (il Bacino), historic gateway to the Adriatic and distant ports beyond.

  • Here, souvenir shops, pricey boutiques and bar/cafés cluster around the pretty 17th-century domed church of Santo Stefano in the Piazzetta (officially though infrequently called Piazza Umberto I) where the funicular lets you off.

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