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Great St. Mark's School
One of the six great Guildhalls of Venice, today it is part of the Civil Hospital. Built originally in 1260 for religious and humanitarian purposes, and rebuilt following a fire, the guildhall owes its very beautifully decorated marble facade to...
Church of Santa Maria del Giglio (or Zobenigo)
A 17th century church with a splendid baroque facade by G. Sardi, the interior includes works by J. Tintoretto, G. Salviati, and A. Zanchi, and a painting attributed to P.P. Rubens.
Campo dei Carmini
Campo Santo Stefano
Inaugurated in 1678, on the initiative of the Grimani family, and then known as the Theatre San Giovanni Crisostomo, it immediately enjoyed great prestige thanks to the success of the opera, a genre introduced about that time.
Palazzo Malipiero in San Samuele
Tipical Venetian Style Palace of XVII Century near the "Ca' D'Oro" Area, houses the German-Italian Cultural Association.
This Palace was part of the Albrizzi Estate. The "Albrizzi" family (originally from Bergamo area) resided in Venice from...
Campo San Salvador
Field of Frari
Field of the Jesuits
Church of San Gregorio
Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta of Torcello
Anglican Church of Saint George
The church was established by the Revd. John Davies Mereweather, Cavaliere della Corona d'Italia, who had settled in Venice. He held services in his flat in the Palazzo Contarini-Corfu until 1887.
The current church building in the Campo San...
Church of San Rocco
Founded at the beginning of the 15th Century and rebuilt in the 18th Century, the Church of San Rocco (St. Roch) displays works by G. Marchiori and S. Ricci, as well as numerous paintings by J. Tintoretto.
Next to the church stands the...
Church of St. Lazarus of Armenia
Palazzo Corner Spinelli
Campo San Barnaba
Church of San Barnaba
Built in about the mid-18th Century by the architect Lorenzo Boschetti, with a tending to classical style facade surmounted by a tympanum.
Left of the church is the passageway of the Casinò dei Nobili whose name refers to the house for gaming...
Church of San Salvador
A very old church (7th Century), reconstructed in the 16th century. The 17th century facade is decorated with sculptures while the interior with a nave and two aisles is one of the best examples in Venice of late Renaissance architecture. There...
Church of Santa Maria Assunta (of the Jesuits)
The Jesuit church was rebuilt in 1657 on the site of a former church of the Crocifex Order. The facade was payed by the Manin familu and built by Fattoretto on the forms of a baroque architecture with a very plastic character. The church hosts...
Church of San Lio
The church, located just a few minutes from Rialto, dates back to the XI century, was radically transformed in 1783, loosing its classic Byzantine plan of a Greek cross in favor of a single nave plan. The church holds works by Titian, Tiepolo,...
Church of San Vidal
The 11th century church rebuilt in the 18th century has a Palladian-style facade and in the interior are valuable works such as St Vitalis by V. Carpaccio and a Virgin by S. Ricci.
Church of San Trovaso
Dating from the distant past, the church was rebuilt in 1584 and contains important works including canvases by Jacopo and Domenico Tintoretto and two altarpieces by Palma il Giovane. The little square the church stands in is raised above street...
Great School of St. John the Evangelist
Venice Santa Lucia Station
Bridge of Freedom
Saint Francis of the Desert Island
Ca 'Zenobio of Armenians
A monumental building, built in late 17th and begining of 18th century, by the venetian noble family of Zenobio; it was built in 1690 by architect Gaspari, Longhena's pupil. In 1850 it became the seat of Collegio dei Padri Armeni Mechitaristi di...
Palazzo Pisani Gritti
With it's distinctive pointed arch's this palace was built in the beginning of the 15th century. The façade was once decorated with fresco's attributed to Giorgione, but has since been altered and restored. At the beginning of the 19th century...
Church of Santa Margherita
Campo San Rocco
Bridge of Pugni
Basilica Concattedrale di San Pietro di Castello
The first occasion of Palladio’s intervention in the Lagoon capital was the design of the new façade for the church of San Pietro in Castello, patriarchal cathedral of Venice. Palladio probably obtained this prestigious commission thanks to...
Palazzo Barbarigo Minotto