5 places to visit if you love shakespeare in Venice
1) Il Banco Rosso
The oldest pawnshop in the Jewish ghetto is now open to the public, and you can also visit the small museum. Supposedly, Shakespeare was inspired by this place when writing his play The Merchant of Venice. The name derives from the colour of the receipts that customers received in exchange for their possessions.
The 500 Hidden Secrets of Venice reveals off-the-beaten track places and interesting details for anyone who's keen to explore Venice's best-kept secrets.
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