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Santi Giovanni e Paolo

Castello 6363 | Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo, Venice, Italy (Castello)
041-523-5913
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Ranked #15 of 205 attractions in Venice
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Historic Sites, Religious Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals
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New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
48 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I were here on our last day in Venice on Friday April 18, 2014. A small fee will allow you to enter one of the most beautiful Basilicas in Venice. Great escape from the crowds. Also they have a relic on display - the foot of Saint Catherine. One of the few churches that allows photos. Highly... More

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Skipton
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19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

The interior of the Church is remarkably spacious, and really is worth a visit. It houses the tombs of 25 Doge - please don't ask me to name them!!!!! The church is the home to paintings by Giovanni Bellini and Piazzetta and is known as the Pantheon of Venice - take a look and you will see why.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

This church has a lot of art. If you enjoy the works of Bellini, this is the place. With the "all churches" ticket you can visit here, or buy single.

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Perth
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215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This is a very large and very pretty church. I was quite surprised how many churches in Venice loked quite plain inside. This was not the case with Ss. Giovanni e Paolo. The church is beautiful from the outside but really amazing inside. The entry is free and you can wonder around looking at all the beautiful paintings and statues.... More

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MUNICH
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Take your time with this church, it has a dignity and sense of citizenship closely linked to the city and its history.

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Ballarat, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

I am by no means a religious person, but I can appreciate magnificent architecture and the weight of history in a place such as this. My wife & I visited many of the churches in Venice during our short stay in the city, and we both enjoyed this one the most. It's an odd location type to review, but the... More

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

One of the grand cathedrals in Venice is the Santi Giovannie Paolo. Its historical architecture surely contributed to the City’s tourist attraction. It’s not close to many famous artworks though but worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

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.

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London
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

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.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Don't miss the beautiful painting by Lorenzo Lotto amidst all the tombs of the Doges! It is a delightful gem.

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