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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

4,150 Reviews

Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

4,150 Reviews
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Guarantee your entry into two of Venice’s star attractions on a skip-the-line tour of Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale) and St. Mark’s Basilica (Basilica of San Marco). Save hours of waiting in line as you bypass queues often in advance of two hours and head straight inside the often sold-out monuments. Discover details you may have otherwise missed, and enjoy special access to the first-floor terrace of St. Mark’s Basilica for panoramic views of Venice.
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Brian T wrote a review Sep 17
490 contributions32 helpful votes
This church was not originally on our list of sites to see in Venice. After a recommendation from our hotel staff, we visited the church. It should have been our list of sites to visit. The architecture, inside, was very different than the many churches we have visited. The sculptures were though provoking. The church is definitely a must see.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Erika wrote a review Sep 5
Caracas, Venezuela8,761 contributions214 helpful votes
Have to pay in almost all churches in Venice. This one was entrance free and it wasn't nothin special.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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lianath wrote a review Aug 2020
Olsztyn, Poland85 contributions50 helpful votes
Visited a lot of churches while in Venice. Some are beautiful, some unremarkable. This one is absolutely worth the visit, and the whole quarter is really worth the slow walk and getting lost.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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jvtravelerParis wrote a review Aug 2020
Paris, France379 contributions79 helpful votes
Couldn't get into San Marco because it was closed for renovation after the recent floods. Our guide told us this is second best, and he was right! Not much to look at outside, but the art and monuments inside are spectacular.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Howie1953 wrote a review Jul 2020
New York108 contributions58 helpful votes
The church has a number of outstanding works of art, both paintings and sculptures. For me, the most moving is the Titian painting of the Assumption of the Virgin, above the alter. The paining itself is an amazing work, full of colour and life and seeing it in the position it was created for, rather than on a museum wall, makes the experience all the more powerful.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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