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Address: Castello 6363 | Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 041-523-5913
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This area has beautiful memories for me because this is where my local venezian love introduce himself to me, and it's been lovely since then ,that was 4 years ago

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

This area has beautiful memories for me because this is where my local venezian love introduce himself to me, and it's been lovely since then ,that was 4 years ago

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Santi Giovanni e Paolo (€2.50 per adult) is a great church to visit in Venice. Located in the Castello district, this minor basilica is one of the largest in the city and probably one of the most important along with Basilica di San Marco and Santa Maria di Friari. Opening hours are 9.00am -6.30pm (noon to 6.30pm - Sundays). Here... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We actually aren't big church hunters, like most reviewers here, however we were walking in the area and stumbled into this massive one. It is very very big and beautiful. The art is amazing on it! Would highly recommend walking over here if you like large churches before others. Also, out of the way of the major sites, so not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

There are wonderful works by Veronese as well as other artists here. If you've been to the typical hotspots and are looking for something different, inexpensive and worthwhile, I highly recommend this. It's also worth going with someone who knows about art and history.

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SC and Oz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Lovely Church!!! You must stop here and look at the charming church, although considered a minor basilica, this is well worth the visit as on of Bellini's last painting of the Madonna is in one of the alcoves. Also over Easter period, there is a special display. The artwork is well worth the time and I would recommend a slow... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We decided to look around the Basilica SS Giovanni e Paolo rather than fighting the crowds in the more modern Saint Marks Square. This is a beautiful church, steeped in history and in a great location. The queues were two hundred deep in the square, yet there were less than 10 people wondering around here. I would highly recommend that... More 

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Orinda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We were traveling with 2 tween boys that were on the back end of a week of Italy, so history, art and churched were losing appeal. This church was a great walk around with a pod cast from Rick Steves' we were able to glean some knowledge of what we were looking at and not feel rushed, pushed and crowded.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

The basilica is beautiful on the inside as well as the outside. We could have sat in the piazza and just marveled at the carvings on the exterior.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We wondered into this Church and decided to look around. Ended up spending 3 hours there. Older then St Marks and steeped in history.Convent next door was taken over by Napolean and turned into a school and later a hospital. Helpful sexton Matteo showed us where the bodies were buried. Venetian royalty is all over.St Giacomo Salomoni who passed in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My husband and I walked to this church from our hotel. From San Marco's it would be no more than a 15 minute walk, if you don't get lost. The church is huge and very beautiful inside. There was a requested donation of 2 1/2 euros, which we paid. I actually enjoyed this church more than San Marco because of... More 

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Additional Information about Santi Giovanni e Paolo

Address: Address: Castello 6363 | Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 041-523-5913
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm

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Castello
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighborhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.