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Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo
The Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo (also called Palazzo Contarini Minelli dal Bovolo) is a small palace in Venice, best known for the external spiral staircase, with a plethora of arches, known as the Scala Contarini del Bovolo (of the snail).
The palace dates from the 15th century. The staircase leads to an arcade, providing a charming panoramic view over some of the roof-tops of the city. Currently, the stair is being restored and it is closed to the public.
The palace is located in a less-traveled side-street near the Campo Manin, near the Rialto.