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Madonna dell'Orto

Campo dell'Orto | Cannaregio 3512, Venice, Italy
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Ranked #28 of 214 attractions in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals
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Plano, Texas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

If you have time to kill of course visit this place. Has a nice square in front - great for picture taking and photography.The Italian painter Tintoretto has a great collection of works here. Of course, I had no clue who that is. The Boscolo Palace hotel is next door and one can enjoy a classy meal here - the... More

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

amazing service, not cheap but very very comfortable and off the beaten path of the tourist stampede

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Long Beach
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

This church was only on our list "to visit" as it was next to our hotel in the Cannaregio district, but it turned out to be our favorite in Venice. It is still a church that has an active parish, but with all the history of 14th century church. The art work includes works by Tintoretto, Bellini, and Molinari. Tintoretto... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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396 attraction reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Just another church between scores of churches in Venice.Situated in Cannaregio,the northern sestiere(neighbourhoud).A brick facade with many statues.The main attraction:you can find some Tintoretto paintings inside.Also,the church is the burial place for the artist. Not the most beautiful church in Venice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

As with many of the sites I eagerly searched for in Venice, only after giving up on finding it and admitting I was completely lost did I happen across it. I recommend not stressing out with too strict of an itinerary because you can spend many happy hours just wandering around lost without a clue where you are but enjoying... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We started off our day by walking through the streets of Venice and stumbled upon this beautiful church. We didn't wind up going inside, but we did stay to soak in the beauty of the church!

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Bucharest, Romania
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

A bit too far, not very spectacular, except for the paintings by Tintoretto who is buried there. Go instead to Frari or Santi Giovanni e Paolo.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

I specifically wanted to visit this church because I love Tintoretto's paintings. Well, the Church is in an area of Venice quite off the beaten track, and that already is a plus! Moreover, inside the Church I had a chance of following a free tour offered by a local guide. A great experience for an art lover like me!

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Well worth finding this church which is in a quieter sestiere of Venice. We walked from our hotel near the Accademia but the route took us through fascinating parts of the city. The Church contains some beautiful high renaissance paintings. Bring binoculars to see them clearly.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
16 attraction reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Tucked away in Cannaregio in the Campo Madonna dell'Orto on the Fondamenta Madonna dell'Orto lies this church sometimes known as the "Tintoretto Church". It is an old foundation and was originally dedicated to St. Christopher but in 1377 a statue of the Madonna and Child in a nearby garden was transferred to the church and the name changed. The church... More

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