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Santa Maria della Salute

Campo della Salute | Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy
39-41-522-5558
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Ranked #21 of 196 Attractions in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
Activities: Walking
Owner description: Designed by Baldassare Longhena in 1631-83, the church's façade is embellished with 125 statues...
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Type: Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
Activities: Walking
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Owner description: Designed by Baldassare Longhena in 1631-83, the church's façade is embellished with 125 statues, which form a sharp contrast to the somber interior.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Beautiful, amazing pieces of marble work and alter pieces. Painstakingly preserved piece of Venetian history. Check out the district, it is well worth the trip.

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

On the very last day of our holiday I realised a long wished-for dream, which was walking to the Santa Maria della Salute, and spending time inside. This church has so much presence - much more so than St Mark's, although I don't wish in any way to detract from that church. To my mind, Santa Maria della Salute is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Fantasic cathederal easily reachable via vaporetto 1 ( heading towards Salute stop) just 2 stop away and you will reach here directly Tips : go there at 5.15pm on Saturday when i went and They had the ceremony ongoing ! Beautiful and Peaceful ! There's a exhibition hall next to it ! It always change seasonly depend on which period... More 

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Purley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This was the first church I visited in Venice, it is supposedly one of the largest but when inside it didn't strike me as that large and it didn't for me have the wow factor. It's location is great and it is impressive for the outside, makes for a great picture and the view across to the Doges Palace offers... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is an amazing baroque church in Dorsoduro with a vaporetto stop right outside so it's easy to visit; it's also only a short walk from the Accademia bridge. If you happen to be in Venice on November 21st, Venetians celebrate surviving the black plague at Salute and build a pontoon bridge from the the campo next to the Gritti... More 

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Craigavon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Have ,Visited this most Beautiful church twice over the years,the most recent being just a few weeks ago,it was build back in the mid 1600,s as a response to a Particularly terrible Plague,which killed around a 3rd of the Population of Venice,and was built in Honor of the Virgin Mary ,who at the time was belived to have lifted the... More 

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Beautiful church inside and out. First experience was so long ago, Venice for the first time as a 19 year old arriving outside at 6 in the morning after hitch hiking across Europe. Sun just up, delivery boats the only thing moving. Sitting outside this lovely Church, looking across to st Mark's Square, and back to where we were sitting.Sublime.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Call Salute,it is a Roman Catholic minor basilica in the Dorsoduro of Venice. The Dome was add after. You can find it between the Grand Canal and the Bacino di San Marco. And see it very well arriving the Piazza San Marco by water.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Diagonally opposite Piazza San Marco on Dorsoduro. Extremely impressive building. I went on a Sunday morning when a service was in progress. Lovely to listen to the singing especially with such great acoustics.

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charlotte
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

So incredibly beautiful and my favorite church while in Italy. There was a service while we were there although visitors were allowed to enter and it made the experience almost sacred.

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