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Hotel Ai Due Fanali
Directions from the Venice railroad station
The route is simple, with only a few turns. However, it may be confusing if you aren't familiar with Venice, so here are step-by-step directions with photos.
As you leave the station, go left toward the Ponte dei Scalzi, the large footbridge that crosses the Grand Canal.
Walk across the Ponte dei Scalzi. (It's a fairly high bridge, but most travelers are able to bounce their wheeled suitcases up and down the stairs.)
At the bottom of the bridge, you'll see a Burger King in the pink building on your right. (The Mephisto store on the left has been replaced by an ice-cream parlor since this photo was taken.) Continue past the Burger King into the narrow pedestrian street.
After passing a handful of restaurants and shops, you'll see a street on the left. Turn left into the street.
A few meters after the turn, you'll encounter a low bridge over a narrow canal. Cross the bridge and keep walking.
In a few seconds, you'll reach the church of San Simeone Profeta. Bear left and continue past the church.
After passing the church, you'll enter an arcaded passage. The Hotel Ai Due Fanali's entrance is in the square just to the left of the passage. (It's behind the people in the photo above.)
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