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Chiesa di Sant'Alvise

Campo Sant'Alvise, 30125 Venice, Italy
+39 041 275 0462
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Thirteen of a CHORUS

The outside of this church is very plain, I will not deny that. Sadly we did not have the... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
Julian S
,
Binghamton, New York
recommonded

A nice interesting church out of the main touristic area. enjoy the pleasant campo outside and the... read more

Reviewed May 3, 2016
mayaooo
,
Jerusalem, Israel
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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Feb 21, 2017
“Thirteen of a CHORUS”
May 3, 2016
“recommonded”
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Campo Sant'Alvise, 30125 Venice, Italy
Cannaregio
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Reviewed February 21, 2017

The outside of this church is very plain, I will not deny that. Sadly we did not have the opportunity to go inside. But I must point out that many of these churches are positively loaded with paintings, statuary and gilded and/or marbled interiors. As...More

Thank Julian S
Reviewed May 3, 2016

A nice interesting church out of the main touristic area. enjoy the pleasant campo outside and the beautiful paintings inside.

Thank mayaooo
Reviewed August 28, 2015

A pleasingly simple Gothic building of the 14th century, the brick exterior and façade give no indication of the rich interior. Sant'Alvise's interior was remodeled in the 1600s with extravagant trompe l'œil effects on the ceiling. What makes this church so unique is the “Barco”...More

Thank Maggi713
Reviewed August 27, 2015

This church is unduly underrated at Tripadvisor so I rate it 5 to help it go up higher. I visited Sant' Alvise as the first church on the Chorus list (i.e. the pass for 15 churches for 12€; otherwise 3€ per church). The church is...More

Thank aleksandraZagreb
Reviewed October 24, 2014

Sant Alvise is in the top north corner of Canareggio and can be reached either by vaporetto - there is a stop named after it - or by walking along the unspoilt authentic canals which have wide fondamente and a scattering of sleepy little bars...More

1  Thank SwanseaBear
Reviewed November 26, 2013

I heard a lecture about Venice and the lecturer showed this church. I wrote it down with 5 stars near it, so that whenever I go to Venice I must go there. I went this summer to Venice. it was a bit far from the...More

2  Thank 830DORINA
Reviewed September 13, 2013

Except the paintings, there is nothing much here. Also it is quite far from the usual routes. Pretty boring. Recommended only for Gothic fans.

Thank nataileellie1221
Reviewed May 22, 2013

This beautiful little church is in the north east most tip of Cannaregio and one of the Chorus pass group (10 euros gets you entrance to about 15 churches in Venice). Its over 600 years old and still very much used as the local community...More

1  Thank Louise186317
Reviewed January 13, 2012

Three great paintings by Tiepolo light up this charming gothic church.

Thank JimandAnnD
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Cannaregio
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district)
with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many
transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying
areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand
for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal
bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution,
2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli
Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby
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