This very old church, commissioned by the Doge Giustiniano Partecipazio and Byzantine Emperor Leo V, houses paintings by ... More
Chiesa di San Giorgio dei Greci
This very old church, commissioned by the Doge Giustiniano Partecipazio and Byzantine Emperor Leo V, houses paintings by Bellini, Tintoretto, Palma il Giovane, and Alessandro Vittoria. It was started by Antonio Gambello and finished by Mauro Codussi, who was influenced by the Malatesta temple by Leon Battista Alberto.
Not to be confused with the Gesuati, which is on the other side of the city. The baroque interior is
adorned with rare white marble inlayed with green grains. The most important feature of the Chiesa dei Gesuiti, apart ...
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 ...
Built in the 9th century, this church has a 16th century façade by Sansovino. On the portal there is the
portrait of Tommaso Rangone, a benefactor of the church and the first ordinary man to be portrayed in a ...