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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 November 2008

This busy little square can be found a short walk from the Accademia, and with the narrow Calle S Barnaba alongside is another of Venice's charming areas, popular with visitors and locals. Worth including in any walk around the southern part of the city. Lots...More

17  Thank loddington
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is a gorgeous area to stay and I remember seeing parts of this in one of those Indiana Jones movies. It's simple. It's reasonable quiet. It's easy to find. The place is named after the church which has the same name. Well worth spending...More

3  Thank UrbanDrifter
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Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is exactly the church with a huge library where Indy looked for the knight's shield inscription. The church itself looks very similar to the picture we know from the movie, I think I even found the canal manhole out of which Indy was escaping...More

1  Thank slawomirdal
Reviewed 24 June 2018

I wanted to visit this place because of its appearance in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade - the church is used as a library. The small bars are nice and affordable, and nearby lies the famous fruit ship. The lovely church of San Barnaba...More

Thank Joerg B
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I stopped by Campo San Barnaba to get a picture since I am an Indiana Jones fan. Its a nice small square but had little going on. It may have been the time of day since it was very hot, however it was too quiet...More

Thank jonmiller2017
Reviewed 27 May 2018

This Campo is located within Sestiere Dorsoduro and fronts the Rio de San Barnaba and church for which it was named. This is one of the innumerable campo’s in Venice. Bars, restaurants, gelatorias, and the aforementioned Chiesa di San Barnaba surround it.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This is a small campo; but, it is a lively one. The Campo has been featured in many movies including Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, where the deconsecrated Church of San Barnaba played a library with a secret route to imaginary catacombs. There is...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed 13 April 2018

After arriving at our hotel early evening we went out looking for what we thought of as typical Venice for dinner. We came upon this beautiful square and loved it. Nice reasonably priced bars off the beaten track so quieter and more laid back. Nice...More

1  Thank Portmaid
Reviewed 22 February 2018

A quiet & lovely Campo off the beaten trail to sit and enjoy a cappuccino or spritz in the sunshine.

Thank calstad2018
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We passed through Campo San Barnaba on our daily wondering in Venice. This is a lovely Piazza with cafes and several shops.

Thank joycep883
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A charming square with restaurants, bars, shops, and a great ice-cream place. A lovely spot to sit and watch the world go by, often entertained by buskers. In good weather, a pre-dinner drink in one of the bars is a delight.

Thank JohnEdLondon
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The Katherine Hepburn film "Summertime" ( 1955) is set in Venice and Katherine falls into a canal. The canal she falls into runs past Compo San Barnaba.If you watch this film you will see that little has changed. Just one reason to visit this lovely...More

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