Venice Sights

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Visible from the street, the impressive Renaissance gateway, the Porta Magna (1460), was the first classical structure to be built...

Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo

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This large, attractive square is the site of two city landmarks: the imposing namesake Gothic church and the Scuola Grande di San Marco,...

Chiesa della Pietà

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Unwanted babies were left on the steps of this religious institute, founded by a Franciscan friar in 1346. The girls were immediately...

Chiostro di Sant'Apollonia

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Behind the basilica and over a bridge, a short fondamenta leads right toward the unassuming entrance of the Museo Diocesano (upstairs),...

Museo Storico Navale

  • Museum/Gallery

The boat collection here includes scale models such as the doges' ceremonial Bucintoro, and full-size boats such as Peggy Guggenheim's...


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A connoisseur's delight, this art collection at this late-16th-century palace includes Giovanni Bellini's Presentation in the Temple...

San Francesco della Vigna

  • Religious Building/Site/Shrine

Although this church contains some interesting and beautiful paintings and sculptures, it's the architecture that makes it worth the...

San Zaccaria

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Practically more a museum than a church, San Zaccaria bears a striking Renaissance facade, with central and upper portions representing...

Santa Maria Formosa

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Guided by his vision of a beautiful Madonna, 7th-century Saint Magno is said to have followed a small white cloud and built a church...

Santi Giovanni e Paolo

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A venerated jewel, this gorgeous church looms over one of the most picturesque squares in Venice: the Campo Giovanni e Paolo, centered...