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Location address: Italia, Venezia
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Ca’ Foscari, the palace of the Foscari family, is a Gothic building on the waterfront of the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. Built for the doge Francesco Foscari in 1453 and designed by the architect Bartolomeo Bon, it is now the main seat of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italian: Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, is a public university in Venice, Italy; it is usually known simply as Università Ca’ Foscari. Since its foundation in 1868 it has been housed in the Venetian Gothic palace of Ca’ Foscari, from which it takes its name. The palace stands on the Grand Canal, between the Rialto and San Marco, in the sestiere of Dorsoduro.