Lovely feeling to this Piazza. Although busy we loved it here. Went for a warming brandy at the Florian, accompanied by piano and violin. Lovely relaxing and very expensive but worth it.
This church may not feature on many top lists largely because it's away from the main sights and may not feature any artists greatest works. But the consistency and quality of art and architecture of this church made it the hidden gem of my visit.
There are so many churches in Venice that you get saturated quickly. However this one is a must see. Pay the entrance fee - it helps to maintain the facility - and use the guide to view the incredible sculptures.
This is the great church of the Dominican order. The patron saints of this church are two obscure martyr-soldier saints named Giovanni and Paulo . Hence Zanipolo. It has twenty-five tombs of doges and is referred to as the Pantheon of Venice. The Church front is massive, with a brick façade which is essentially Gothic and contrasts with the elegance... More
Worth visiting. Charge of 2.50Euro. Photos are allowed. Wonderful works of art and carvings. Not crowded. 2 decent cafes on the Square. Suggest the one furthest from the entrance door as that is where the locals use.
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