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.
San Polo and Santa Margherita are the largest piazzas in Venice. Coming from San Tomà the church is barely visible
and the bell tower, detached from the building, is visible from the other side of the three meter wide ...
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 ...
Started in the 9th century, Basilica di San Marco's architecture shows a Byzantine influence: Note the golden altarpiece Pala dOro
(Golden Pall) and the 13th and 14th century mosaics that illustrate scenes from the bible. The magnificent domes date ...
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