Cheap hotels near Arsenale in Venice, Italy
The Arsenale Naval Museum, located in Castello, offers visitors a history lesson in Venice’s naval past.
Once considered an important shipyard, the Arsenale started producing Venice’s ships in an assembly-line manner in the early 12th-century. It quite literally fortified the city as a secure trading power in the Mediterranean.
Tickets to the museum are cheap and once inside, visitors can look at all manor of ships and related naval devices, from Viking vessels to World War II torpedoes. For more information, visit the Arsenale’s Web site.
Hotels near Arsenale: Our budget hotel picks below are mostly in the Castello neighborhood, known for cheap sleeps and a vibrant nightlife.