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Lazzaretto Nuovo

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Lazzaretto Nuovo is a small island across from Sant'Erasmo, in the Venetian Lagoon. In the 1500s, it served as a quarantine island for ships arriving in Venice, where crews and passengers were detained and watched for signs of plague.

Later, plague victims from Venice were taken to the island, and those who died were buried in mass graves. (See Atlas Obscura and and Italy Heaven articles.)

You can explore Lazzaretto Nuovo if you're curious about Venetian history. You'll find exhibits with Italian captions in the Tezon Grande warehouse and other buildings.

The island is served by:


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