Built in the middle of the 13th century, Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari was extended and continued so until the ... More
Church of St. Mary of the Friars
Built in the middle of the 13th century, Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari was extended and continued so until the 16th Century. The church houses paintings by Titian, such as l'Assunta and La Madonna di Cà Pesaro. Within the chapel, you will find Bellini's Madonna in trono. It also contains the tombs of Titian, Canova, Monteverdi, and Francesco Foscari. In spite of it's many historical and artistic treasures, the church's large dimensions make it seem empty. Services are held daily. Call ahead for more details.
Although mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086, the oldest parts of the church we now see are the 13th
century tower and 14th century spire. Until specialized university buildings were available, St Mary's was used for university meetings, ...
This 17th century church was built with the co operation and the imagination of Massari, Morlaiter and Tiepolo. The interior
is very bright and has only one Nave, with three chapels and sculptures by Morlaiter and a unique harmony ...
Dating back to the 12th Century, this church has now been completely restored to all its ancient splendour. While the
foundation dates back to the 12th Century, its first restoration, when the floor was completed, dates back to the ...