Johnny Depp, who is looking for home in Venice has made an offer of ten million euros ($13.4 million dollars) to buy Palazzo Donà Sangiantoffetti, a wonderful seventeenth-century building on the Grand Canal that he had visited with his wife during the filming of “The Tourist”. “Venice is fantastic, magical – the actor said at the presentation of the film.
During the filming of “The Tourist” in Venice, Depp the famous actor fell in love the building on the Grand Canal. To help the actor find the right place Proto Alexander Consulting was used, which is still at the negotiation stage. Depp, top of the rankings of highest paid actors in 2010 compiled by Forbes magazine, beat an Arab prince who was also looking to buy one of the lastly available buildings on the Grand Canal. Sangiantoffetti Donà Palace, overlooking the Grand Canal at the back of Santa Maria Mater Domini and flanked by the river of the Two Towers in the Venice district of Santa croce.