Palazzo Contarini Fasan

Secondo Ramo Minotto, 2322. (Open Map)


Named thus because of the owners believed love of shooting pheasant, this is a highly decorated palace dating to about 1475. 
A pointed arch building with both constructive and decorative elements which foreshadow the Renaissance, it has balconies and capitals that are prime examples of Venetian decorated Gothic.
It is called "The House of Desdemona", the victim of Othello's jealousy, due to local legend and tradition. 
It is now the property of the Bennati family.