Churches of venice

The Churches of Venice are museums. For St. Mark's Basilica there are no words to describe the precious beauties and valuable works that it conserves, but there are 137 Churches, we see the most important. You will discover the masterpieces of the great artists working in the city down the centuries in the sites for which they were conceived and created. At the same time, you will discover a surprising Venice, made up of silent and secluded places, and become part of great project to restore the city's artistic heritage, with all proceeds going towards the restoration and maintenance of Venice's churches..
Church - Basilica di San Marco

St. Mark's Basilica majestically symbolizes the lagoon and enshrines the city's history. Possession of the saint's relics enabled the Republic to establish its authority, from 828 onward, over Grado...

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Church - Basilica dei Frari

The Frari's Basilica, temple of prayer and sacred art, is a church of considerable dimensions. As many other Franciscan churches, it was built spacious not for love of splendour, so contrary to the...

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Church - Dorsoduro

In 1630, over 50 years after the terrible plague of 1575-77, the disease gripped Venice once more. Doge Nicolò Contarini made a public vow to erect a church called the Salute, asking for the Virgin...

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Church - Campo SS. Giovanni & Paolo

The most impressive churches of Venice are those of the medieval mendicant orders, the Dominicans and Franciscans. The Dominican church of Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo in the Venetian...

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Church - Madonna dell'Orto

The name derives from a miraculous image of the Madonna who one scultore had placed in its house garden and that soon it began to being venerated from the inhabitants of sestriere. The church is...

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Church - Cannaregio

Santa Maria dei Miracoli was built between 1481 and 1489 on a project by Pietro Lombardo with the aim of giving a worthy placing to the icon of the Virgin venerated since the 1408. Church became one...

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