The best location to admire the Burano's leaning bell tower is the Terranova's marble bridge or the Giudecca's street (the one in Burano and not the one in Venice).
Built in the seventeenth century, the leaning tower has a square shape and Renaissance and neoclassical architectural features.
He has undergone several restorations over the centuries, especially in the upper part of the belfry.
Among these maintenance works teh most note is the one carried out by the Tirali, which occurred between 1703 and 1714.
The height of the Burano's tower is 53 meters and it stands on a base with a side of 6.20 meters.
Because of land subsidence it is inclined of 1.83 meters respect to its axis.
The top of the leaning tower has always been crowned by an angel, fell in 1867 during a storm; now in its place there is a cross of iron.
How to Reach the Leaning Bell Tower
The bell towers of Burano stands above Burano then, once you are on the island, it will be easy to reach it. It is positioned on the back of the Church of St. Martin Bishop.
If you look for information on how to visit Burano, you should visit the page "how to get to Burano".
This fascinating boat trip in Venice islands offers you a Murano, Burano and Torcello half-day sightseeing tour without taking too much time away from visiting Venice: this Venice lagoon trip has, in fact, a total duration of four hours and includes short stops on all three islands.
A pleasant and economical way to make a trip to Burano, Murano and Torcello, departing from the central San Marco Square. For your Burano tour's reservation, please click on the button below.
This boat trip in the lagoon will allow you to concentrate the 4 hours at your disposal to visit Murano and Burano, the two most famous islands of Venice.
The stops on the islands will be about an hour in Murano, where you can admire the glass working in a glass factory and an hour and a half in Burano, where you can visit a typical lace shop.
The guided tours to these places will still optional and you can choose how to manage your visit to the islands.
Also this tour departs from Piazza San Marco.
A tour to discover the Burano's lace-making and the Murano's glass blowing traditions on a leisurely 5-hour tour starting from Venice. Head into the Venetian lagoon to watch glass and lace-making demonstrations, with options to buy items at a discount.
A tour to visit Burano with a tourist guide who will accompany you to the most beautiful spots. Thanks to this guided tour in Burano, you can admire both the famous corners of the island and its hidden corners that only local people know.
The tour takes place entirely on the island of Burano, so you need to reach the scene with the line 12 ACTV water bus.
In our section about the gondola tours in Venice, you can book the gondola ride you like directly online, starting from 31,00 €. If you are looking for a romantic evening in Venice and unforgettable, we recommend you the Venice Redentore in private gondola, the Historical Regatta in private gondola, or the gondola serenade.
Plan your weekend in Venice: take a ride in our section dedicated to museums, events, tours, attractions and hotels in Venice and lagoon islands.
Compose online your holiday package in Venice, adding to cart individual services and booking them all at once!
All these services are offered by a venetian tour operator.
Overlooking Murano Grand Canal, LaGare Hotel Venezia-Murano offers a free shuttle service that will take you to/from Marco Polo Airport in 20 minutes,...
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