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Santa Maria dei Miracoli

Campo Dei Miracoli, 6074 Venice, Italy (Cannaregio)
39 41 2750462
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Ranked #17 of 214 attractions in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Churches/ Cathedrals
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Warsaw, Poland
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171 reviews 171 reviews
137 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Just a little gem. A must see when having some time for visiting less popular spots in Venice. A small early renaissance building with an excellend marble exterior. Delicate, sort of fragile and really breathtaking.

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Ottawa, Canada
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35 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Catch this church in the evening. Its marble exteriors are beautifully illuminated. Its interiors are exquisite, too. A "little"church, by Venetian standards, but beautifully crafted marble interiors!

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York
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55 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

My husband and I were lucky enough to pass this little church on our way back to our hotel after dinner one evening. We heard music and went inside to find a concert taking place. The performers were school children from England who were singing in Italian. It was truly magical to hear such a beautiful sound in such a... More

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This church hovers on that fine line between exquisite and over-the-top bling. Interesting and pretty in a fairy princess sort of way, but lacking some of the grandeur and/or humanity of some of Venice's (many) other churches.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Hard to find but well worth the search - the church is amazing - we were also lucky enough to go to a concert by a school from Liverpool which was one of those magical moments

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were a group of 4 women who visited this museum together.We all enjoyed it ,although as I have a special interest in textiles and fashion perhaps I got most out of it.However we all agreed that it gave a real feel of what it may have been like to live in a mansion in days gone by.Of particular interest... More

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Auckland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Perhap the idea of rainbow marble invoked a magical image but we didn't find this church that unique. The marble was still mostly pink , grey and yellow and not much more spectacular than many churches we'd seen.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Santa Maria dei Miracoli is hands-down the most beautiful church in Venice. The phrase most commonly used to describe it is "a jewel box," and that is exactly what it is like - small, decorated only with different shades of marble, with a barrel-vaulted gilt coffered ceiling. The exterior has recently been restored and looks splendid - exquisite early-Renaissance Venetian... More

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Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We found this church by accident as happens in Venice!! It is a gorgeous, glistening, marble gem that reflects the power of the people. It isn't crowded and ,due to recent work looks fantastic. There are so many riches on offer in Venice it isn't possible to see everything but if you are wandering around and stumble across it, go... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

One of the many churches in Venice. It has a distinctive beautiful marble work on the façade and the interior. Very different from most churches in Italy. Inside you receive a brochure with the story of the church and you can spend few quite minutes on one of the benches bathing in the serenity of the interior created by the... More

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