Religious Sites in Venice

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Religious Sites in Venice

Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Basilica dei Santi Maria e Donato
Just past the glass museum, this is among the first churches founded...
Religious Sites Islands of the Lagoon
 
Basilica di San Marco
The Basilica di San Marco is not only the religious center of...
Religious Sites Piazza San Marco
 
Campo San Polo
Only Piazza San Marco is larger than this square, and the echo...
Religious Sites San Polo and Santa Croce
 
Campo Santo Stefano
In Venice's most prestigious residential neighborhood, you'll...
Religious Sites San Marco and Dorsoduro
 
Chiesa di San Pietro Martire
You'll pass this church just before you reach Murano's Grand...
Religious Sites Islands of the Lagoon
 
Gesuati
When the Dominicans took over the church of Santa Maria della...
Religious Sites San Marco and Dorsoduro
 
Gesuiti
The interior walls of this early-18th-century church resemble...
Religious Sites Cannaregio
 
Jewish Ghetto
The neighborhood that gave the world the word ghetto is today...
Religious Sites, Neighborhoods / Streets Cannaregio
 
Madonna dell'Orto
Though built toward the middle of the 14th century, this church...
Religious Sites Cannaregio
 
San Francesco della Vigna
Although this church contains some interesting and beautiful...
Religious Sites Castello
 
San Giacomo dell'Orio
This lovely square was named after a laurel tree (orio), and...
Religious Sites, Squares San Polo and Santa Croce
 
San Giorgio Maggiore
There's been a church on this island since the 8th century, with...
Religious Sites San Giorgio Maggiore and the Giudecca
 
San Giovanni Elemosinario
Storefronts make up the façade, and the altars were built by...
Religious Sites San Polo and Santa Croce
 
San Sebastiano
Paolo Veronese (1528–88), although still in his twenties, was...
Religious Sites San Marco and Dorsoduro
 
San Stae
The church of San Stae—the Venetian name for San Eustacchio (Eustace)—was...
Religious Sites San Polo and Santa Croce
 
San Zaccaria
Practically more a museum than a church, San Zaccaria bears a...
Religious Sites Castello
 
Santa Maria Assunta
The hallowed centerpiece of Torcello, Santa Maria Assunta was...
Religious Sites Islands of the Lagoon
 
Santa Maria dei Miracoli
Tiny yet harmoniously proportioned, this Renaissance gem, built...
Religious Sites Cannaregio
 
Santa Maria della Salute
The most iconic landmark of the Grand Canal, La Salute (as this...
Religious Sites San Marco and Dorsoduro
 
Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Completed in 1442, this immense Gothic church of russet-color...
Religious Sites San Polo and Santa Croce
 
Santi Giovanni e Paolo
A venerated jewel, this gorgeous church looms over one of the...
Religious Sites Castello
 
Santissimo Redentore
After a plague in 1576 claimed some 50,000 people—nearly one-third...
Religious Sites San Giorgio Maggiore and the Giudecca
 
Scuola Grande dei Carmini
When the order of Santa Maria del Carmelo commissioned Baldassare...
Religious Sites San Marco and Dorsoduro
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