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Address: Isola San Giorgio Maggiore, 30133 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 041-522-7827
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Really nice place to relax

In the midday, when Venice center is crowded, come here to relax and maybe have luch in local cafe. It is empty compared with Venice and the view from the top is pretty nice... read more

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Killarney, Ireland
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In the midday, when Venice center is crowded, come here to relax and maybe have luch in local cafe. It is empty compared with Venice and the view from the top is pretty nice. Unfortunately park is nor accessible but i went there with the conference.

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Llanidloes, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you're tired of the crowds and don't want to wait in the heat of the day in the queue to visit St Marks Bell Tower hop on a Vaparetto and come over to visit this wonderful church. It's almost deserted in comparison to St Mark's. It's cool, restful and restorative and I lit a votive and sat in contemplation... More 

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Wolfville, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth the short ACTV ride over to this church on the island facing Venice. The view and picture opportunities of the city from the tower are absolutely incredible. The church itself is impressive in size and beauty, with a really cool modern art piece suspended from the ceiling towards the front. No cost access other than the tower (a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It looks quiet and untouched from Venice itself and is somewhat unique once you are over there. Not large by any means but offers a moment of tranquility away from the buzz of Venice. A visit to the Abbzia Di San Georgio Maggiore is special and the lift up the campanile for 5 euros offers superb views of Venice itself.... More 

Thank JBG1
Cricklade, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took guide book suggestion that in times of major queues for St Mark's Campanile come over to S Giorgio Maggiore so we took the Service 2 across the lagoon and found a very special island, its church and gardens. The outside has beautiful flag stones that pave the area between the quayside and main doors. Inside paintings abound and the... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Was so worth the visit going there. Definitely worth a visit we got some beautiful pictures a lovely journey out to it as well there was a nice walk around it and if you wanted there was a tea room if you would have like a refreshment

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived by vaporetto, early enough on a sunny Sunday morning to hear the Gregorian chanting. The church is magnificent, inside and out, with wonderful Palladian proportions. We also took the lift up the campanile and were treated to the most fantastic views of Venice, and a wedding below us. Just magical.

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Alcester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As I read on here before going to Venice the view from the campanile here on Giudecca is better than from the campanile in Piazza San Marco. There is usually no queue and when you get to the top only a few other people. The church itself is also interesting with the usual paintings.

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Louisville, Kentucky
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everyone should make the short boat ride over to this beautiful church and take the elevator up to the bell tower for the best views of the city and a panoramic view of the whole area. The church itself is also worth exploring. Wish we could have attended the daily vespers service with chanting by the monks.

Thank CullenH704
Melton Mowbray
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A local recommended a visit to "st George's" as it was her favourite view of Venice from the bell tower. It is across the canal from st marks sq but quiet by contrast. It is well worth paying the small (by Venice standards) fee to go up the bell tower. My hubbie was disappointed that it was a lift rather... More 

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