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San Giorgio Maggiore

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Address: Isola San Giorgio Maggiore, 30133 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 041-522-7827
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Excellent view, nice and quiet!

Great escape from the crowds with the best view in Venice! There is an elevator to the top for 6 Euro.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Leiden, The Netherlands

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great escape from the crowds with the best view in Venice! There is an elevator to the top for 6 Euro.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To get some great photos of St Marks Square and give yourself the best view across Venice then come here. You can take the elevator to the top of the bell tower for a small fee. It's a nice way to wile away 20 mins or so just looking out and admiring the views.

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Helsinki, Finland
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a lift from the back of the church to the top of the belltower, and you only need to walk up the few steps to the church and then walk through it. So if there os any trouble walking, bad heart, or just lazy, this is THE spot for you. On a clear day you can see quite... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went up just before sunset to take in the views and do some photography. Best views of Venice from here.You have to walk through the church to get to the campanile - the interior is not as over-the-top as many of the other churches in Venice. Only c 4 people can fit on each side of the tower and everybody... More 

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Beijing, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this beautiful spot whilst staying in Venice. We took the vaperetto to get there as it is on a little island of its own, worth looking at the times of the vaporetto to get back to mainland. The tower was inexpensive to go up, the only way up and down was by elevator - you could not walk. On... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing views across the city and lagoon from the top of the bell tower. Clear day gave views to the Dolomites and the air was so clear. Don't go up if it is close to miday as the bells ring about 50 times, and you are right under them! Worth every penny of the 6 euro fee. The inside of... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visiting Venice for the second time was even more memorable and exciting than the first time -- nearly 30 years earlier. This time, I was able to roam Venice on an early Sunday morning -- devoid of the crowds that are usually everywhere, especially in St. Mark's Square. This afforded me an opportunity to walk along the wharf, take lots... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely worth taking the boat over to San Giorgio and mounting the campanile for astounding views of the city and lagoon. Worth every one of the 6 euros to get up there.

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Rutland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped over and enjoyed the church with very few other visitors. Beautiful space, chance to enjoy watching the world go by; we enjoyed the sculpture and peacefulness as well as a coffee in the coffee shop around the corner.

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Venice, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I work on this island but have visited the San Giorgio bell tower. Its better than the one at San Marco; shorter lines and you can see the whole of Venice included San Marco! The museum here is very good too!

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