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Address: Isola San Giorgio Maggiore, 30124 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 041-522-7827
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Go early, and be ready to walk, bring water and a snack. You can take a boat from a distance so you will get a great ..

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Go early, and be ready to walk, bring water and a snack. You can take a boat from a distance so you will get a great ..

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

The views from the bell tower are great, particularly when a huge ocean is tugged past. Costs 6 euro to get the lift up. No alternative. Kids free. There were a number of free exhibitions on the island when we visited but we didn't have the time to visit them. A pity. The one cafe on the island - which... More 

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Lemesos, Cyprus
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

A beautiful church and a lovely island. It is located opposite the Doge's Palace in Venice. Visit the bell tower of San Giorgio Maggiore and take lovely photos of Venice.

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Budapest, Hungary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It's fantastic. Very nice place and you have to go there if you are in Venice. Nice statues and a great experience.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The church is of impressive proportions, but a rather sparse interior. However, the views from the bell tower make it a "must do". To make it even better, the bell tower has a lift - well worth the 6 euros charge. The 360 degree views are magnificent, particularly of St Mark's, which is directly opposite. We were fortunate that there... More 

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Sicily, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

In the church (free to enter) I was overwhelmed by a complete sense of calm which washed over me and being non-religious I found this interesting and unique. Wonderful atmosphere created by gentle chant music in the background. The church is currently housing an art installation of a giant head and fingers raised in blessing (pictures added to demonstrate). Don't... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I did visit Saint Giorgio thinking of the views I would have of Venice. Did go up the campanario (bell tower). Beautiful. The inside of the church itself is not really beautiful in my opinion and did have a modern sculpture exhibition inside; which I found a bit odd. This is a very short trip by Vaporetto; a few minutes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Visited Paris in September of 2012. This location in Venice is great for sightseeing. Great view surrounded by water, canoes, boats and St.Mark's Square right across the lakeview. Nice breeze in the summer time. Beware of thieves. Good luck!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Take water taxi to island where the great church sits. has elevator for some of the best views of the Grand Canal and St Mark's Square

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

actually i found this place accidentally. i wanna found a great place for sunrise but i got lost at this place. but what i found is amazing scenary. for photograph you will found an unspeakable moment tat there

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Address: Isola San Giorgio Maggiore, 30124 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 041-522-7827
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice

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