Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

In this chapter we discuss one of the most important, glorious and sumptuous buildings in Venezia, the Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. The Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, commonly called the Frari, is located on the homonymous Campo dei Frari in the San Polo district and represents the greatest expression of the Venetian … Read more

The Treviso Cathedral

In this chapter we will discuss the most important religious building in the city, a place of prayer and contemplation, the Duomo of San Pietro Apostolo or the Treviso Cathedral. The main architectural works of Treviso are located in Duomo Square, which was called, by the Treviso writer Giovanni Comisso, “the little Vatican” since most … 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

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

Pieve di Cadore

In this chapter we discuss one of the most characteristic villages of all the Dolomites, a native town of the great Tiziano, Pieve di Cadore. Pieve di Cadore, the main town and most notable historical-artistic center of Cadore, rises on a hilly promontory to the right of the Piave river, is forty kilometers north-east of … Read more