A short walk from the Rio Tera dei Pensieri prison, a lone priest has been fighting for years to save this parish church. The ... More
San Nicolo dei Mendicoli
A short walk from the Rio Tera dei Pensieri prison, a lone priest has been fighting for years to save this parish church. The fine interior woodwork dates back to the 7th century when the first settlers started coming here. A few decades ago, the 15th-century porch was rebuilt using, as far as possible, original materials.
Construction of this church started at the end of the 14th Century by the Dominican friars. It was completed at
the beginning of the 15th Century. The remains of 25 chief magistrates are buried here. The sepulchral monuments are ...
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 ...
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 ...