The largest majolica façade

Apr 12, 2017 | Record-breakers

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A masterpiece of the Italian Liberty style, made by Luigi Fabris of Bassano, with a record size of eight hundred square metres, the Grande Albergo Ausonia & Hungaria on the Venice Lido has Europe’s largest façade in polychrome majolica. Beautifully restored, it is a miracle that it has survived because, before retreating in April 1945, the Germans used its female figures for target practice.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]