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“great views” 5 of 5 stars
Review of San Giorgio Maggiore

San Giorgio Maggiore
Isola San Giorgio Maggiore, 30124 Venice, Italy
041-522-7827
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Ranked #6 of 197 Attractions in Venice
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Lookouts, Churches/ Cathedrals, Cultural
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Phoenix, Arizona
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“great views”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Take the vaporetto to San Giorgio. The lift takes you to the top of the bell tower. The views of Venice are amazing and you avoid the long lines at the bell tower at St. Mark's!

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“Don't miss this. Views are stunning.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

The 6 euros to go up in the lift to the top of the belfry is money well spent. We nearly didn't go as we were so fed up with being ripped off in Venice. So glad we did. Even in a misty day the views are spectacular. On a clear day they must be something else. Be warned about the bells! We were there at noon and they are VERY LOUD and made us jump when they started. Last just over 2 minutes. The church itself is nice and the vaporetto ride (line 2 from st Marks square Zaccharia) is great too,

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“Eye candy library”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I took the tour through the old monastery that is now run by a private foundation The new library is a masterful design and a space where you want to work.
One of venice's hidden gems along with the maze dedicated to the writer Louis Borges.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We didn't go in but had to take a picture of this creepy thing outside the church. Have no idea what or why.

Visited October 2013
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“Skip the Q's in St Marks for a great view!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We enjoyed the vaporetto ride(no2), to here . €6 euro fee to get the lift up to the bell tower was an ok price for the wonderful views which gave us a great perspective of Venice. Worth the visit.

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