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Church of San Giovanni Elemosinario

4.6/5
7 Reviews
Currently Closed Open on Mon-Fri, Sun,10:00am-4:45pm
Address: Ruga Vecchia San Giovanni, 479, 30125 Venice, Italy
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Phone: +39 041 275 0462

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This ancient church was destroyed in a fire in the 15th century in 1167. It has been closed in modern times and reopened 15 years ago. The ticket is twelve euros. Although there are works by Altal in the church, it is not his best work.

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  • Seeking True Q
    Seeking True Q
    Novi Sad, Vojvodina
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    A hidden church with altarpiece by Tiziano

    San Giovanni Elemosinario was one of the oldest churches in the Rialto area built in the XI. century, but was completely destroyed by fire in the XVI. century and later rebuilt. It is not easy to f...

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  • LairdandLady4
    LairdandLady4
    Billinge, Lancashire
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    Church of San Giovanni Elemosinario

    Church of San Giovanni Elemosinario :- The name saint translates as St John the Almsgiver, the 7th Century Patriarch of Alexandria - his body is in the church of San Giovanni in Bragora over in Castel...

    Reviewed on /Date(1497761779000+0800)/
  • Mmarymomm
    Mmarymomm
    Pleasanton, CA
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    Chorus Pass Church

    This is a Chorus Pass Church but has shorter hours than the others. Check the schedule. A Chorus Pass gains you entry into 18 churches for 12 Euros and you are given a laminated sheet in your lan...

    Reviewed on /Date(1492169213000+0800)/
  • Julian S
    Julian S
    Binghamton, New York, USA
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    Ten of a CHORUS

    Another church in a day of church seeing. We did not go inside. I must remind anyone who is exploring the local churches that not every church allows photographs. It is best to ask. That is understand...

    Reviewed on /Date(1487488877000+0800)/
  • EgyptophileEngland
    EgyptophileEngland
    England
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    Titian altarpiece AND a free concert!

    An elderly aunt who had visited Venice last summer 'mentioned' in passing that some church she'd wandered into near the Rialto had recently reopened and had a Titian altarpiece now on public display. ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1455175374000+0800)/

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