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San Giorgio Maggiore

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San Giorgio Maggiore

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Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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This sightseeing tour allows you to see three islands in the Venetian Lagoon in half a day. Visitors often visit Murano—well-known for its glass-blowing factory—but fewer make it to Burano and Torcello, with their lace-making shops and ornate palaces and churches. The tour also offers two departure times a day, making it easier to fit into your schedule.
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Emerson G wrote a review Oct 18
Jundiai, SP713 contributions264 helpful votes
I wasn’t able to go in but the view from the Grand canal is already nice. I would go but the weekend was too short and other tourists place caught my attention better
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Buss Brigitte wrote a review Oct 14
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland13 contributions26 helpful votes
What a perle in the buzzle of Venice. I enjoyed the closeness to great art. painting from Tintoret just in an empty sacred space. We had wonderful explanations from a friendly italian touristic guide sharing her insides for us. A lovely afternoon trip away from Saturday busyness on San MArco
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Date of experience: October 2020
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FrederickWentworth wrote a review Sep 2020
Rouen, France683 contributions153 helpful votes
The front designed by Palladio is not one of his best works, it is very conventional. The two large Tintorettos would be very interesting if one could see them at all clearly which you can't because of the light, the angle, and the lack of distance. The best things about San Giorgo are the views over Venice from the campanile (there is a lift) and over San Marco, etc. from the piazza in front of the church. You can reach the island on vaporetto n°2 from San Zaccaria (next to San Marco) in a matter of minutes.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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goodguyjas wrote a review Sep 2020
London, United Kingdom993 contributions288 helpful votes
Went here a bit out of season and on a Wednesday so the cafe was closed. I guess you can walk around the garden areas of this lovely church normally but only the church and the bell tower was open. Not much else to walk to apart from past the moored boats. Seems cut off from the rest of the island by fences. No matter as like most I wanted the tower view. A fair price of €6 to go up in the lift. Once up there you are treated to clear views from each side. Great aspect to photograph the Basilica and San Giorgio’s elaborate roof. also very nice view of St Marco area. Short boat trip from San Zaccaria stop B. Return close to the hour or just after.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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NickofSurrey wrote a review Aug 2020
Surrey, United Kingdom542 contributions97 helpful votes
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Went today at about 3pm.time limited as our Vaporetto pass was soon to run out. Walk through the church to the bell tower payment kiosk, and queued for over a minute before getting admission for 6 euros each. Up to the viewing platform in the lift. The views were outstanding. We chose here in preference to St Marks Campanile as we heard there was less queuing time and you can see St Marks from the top
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Date of experience: August 2020
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