San Polo Campo

In this chapter we discuss one of the most popular, lively and surprising areas of the island of Venezia, the San Polo Campo. San Polo Campo was the theater of spectacular events, such as festivities, masquerades, ceremonies, dances and even fights of dogs and bulls. According to an ancient legend, in fact, San Polo Campo … Read more

Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore

In this chapter we discuss one of the most famous works of the architect Andrea Palladio, located in the San Marco basin, the Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore. The elegant and sumptuous Basilica of San Giorgio Maggiore is located in the small island of San Giorgio Maggiore and overlooks the San Marco basin. The church … Read more

Basilica Santa Maria of Salute

In this chapter we discuss one of the most beautiful, prestigious and characteristic buildings in Venezia, the Basilica Santa Maria of Salute. The Basilica Santa Maria of Salute was built as a mark of gratitude for the end of the plague in 1630, (from this fact derives the name “of Salute”), based on a project … Read more

Santa Maria Rosario Church

In this chapter we discuss one of the symbolic buildings of Venezia, sumptuous and evocative, the Santa Maria Rosario Church. The Santa Maria Rosario Church, more commonly known as the “I Gesuati”, was built by the Dominicans, who took possession of the place in the seventeenth century, when the order of the Gesuati was suppressed, … Read more

Tintoretto House

In this chapter we discuss a very special and interesting area of ​​Venezia, the curiosity will lead you to discover the Tintoretto House. Jacopo Robusti, better known as Tintoretto was born in Venice on 29th  April 1519 and was one of the greatest exponents of the Venetian school and probably the last great Renaissance painter. … Read more

Madonna of the Orto Church

In this chapter we discuss one of the most beautiful and evocative churches in the Cannaregio District, the Madonna of the Orto Church . The Madonna of the Orto Church  is located in a rather isolated area, and is often referred to as the English church of Venezia, since British funds helped restore it after … Read more

The Jesuits Church

In this chapter we discuss one of the most extraordinary, majestic and incredible buildings on the island of Venezia, the Jesuits Church. The Jesuits Church was built in the eighteenth century and consecrated as Santa Maria Assunta, the church is commonly called “the Jesuits” even if it is often confused with the Jesuits of Dorsoduro. … Read more