San Pantalon Church

In this chapter we will discuss one of the most beautiful churches in Venezia, its ceiling will go beyond all your expectations, the San Pantalon Church. The San Pantalon Church is one of the few churches in Venezia to have an incomplete façade and, probably, it is precisely due to this fame. The main feature … Read more

San Nicolò Mendicoli Church

In this chapter we discuss a very special, unique and incredible building, located in the Dorsoduro District, the San Nicolò Mendicoli Church. The San Nicolò Mendicoli Church, founded in the twelfth century, is one of the oldest churches in Venezia and can be seen from its simple thirteenth-century lines and delicate proportions; it is loved … Read more

The Ognissanti Church

In this chapter we discuss one of the buildings that made the history of Venezia and of the Dorsoduro District, the Ognissanti Church. The Ognissanti Church, located in the Dorsoduro District, dates back to the 16th century with the aim of replacing the former church that stood beside the monastery of the Cistercian nuns, who … 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

Santa Maria Miracoli Church

In this chapter we discuss one of the most elegant and evocative buildings on the island of Venezia, the Santa Maria Miracoli Church. The Santa Maria Miracoli Church is a jewel of the Renaissance, although the trend was still Gothic, it remains a unique masterpiece in the Venetian landscape.The church, designed by the Tuscan architects … 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

The Pietà Church

In this chapter we discuss one of the most historic churches in the Castello district, where Vivaldi played, the Pietà Church. The Pietà Church or Santa Maria Church of the Visitazione is bright and harmonious, built in the fifteenth century on a project by Giorgio Massari, on the basis of an orphanage. It has always … Read more

San Francesco Vigna Church

In this chapter we are dealing with a very unusual building, not very frequented but very interesting, the San Francesco Vigna Church. The San Francesco Vigna Church, one of the most impressive and important churches in Venezia, is located in the homonymous field in the Castello district. When the first Franciscan monastery was built in … Read more

Santa Maria Formosa Campo

In this chapter we discuss one of the most popular and evocative areas of the Castello District, Santa Maria Formosa Campo. Large, irregular and full of beautiful buildings is the vast Santa Maria Formosa Campo, one of the liveliest in Venezia. Its charm derives in part from its proportions and, in part, from the joyous … Read more