Chiesa e Campanile di San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice
Isola di San Giorgio, Venice 30100
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There is little more than this church on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore. The Benedictine Convent Church was built at the ... More
Chiesa e Campanile di San Giorgio Maggiore
There is little more than this church on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore. The Benedictine Convent Church was built at the beginning of the year 1000, and was redesigned by Andrea Palladio in 1566. Its interior, which receives plenty of natural light, is full of works of art, amongst which are The Last Supper and The Harvest by Manna di Tintoretto, as well as murals by Tintoretto and Carpaccio. The bell tower offers one of the most beautiful views of San Marco in Venice.
Designed by Father Barnabita Ambrogio Mazenta from Milan, it was finished at the beginning of the 17th Century. Small insets
in the façade contain four statues. The first was sculpted by Ecole Fiche who designed the church's interior. The ...
Built by the Hermits in the 13th Century, this church has been restored several times; the present appearance is a
result of renovations in the 15th Century and works done at the beginning of the 20th Century. Inside, note ...
The Chiesa di San Giacomo dall'Orio (or San Giacomo Apostolo St James the Apostle) is a church in Venice, northern
Italy, located in the sestiere (quarter) of Santa Croce). The origin of the church's name is unknown. Possibilities include ...