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Off the Beaten Path - Amazing Piece of History

Quiet little church boasting origins back to the 8th Century. Marble reliefs and stop-worthy... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rich G
Quiet little island

This little island can be reached by vaporetto to Burano via a short bridge or get off the stop... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2017
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“Off the Beaten Path - Amazing Piece of History”
Apr 2, 2017
“Quiet little island”
Fondamenta Santa Caterina | Island of Mazzorbo, 30142 Mazzorbo, Italy
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Quiet little church boasting origins back to the 8th Century. Marble reliefs and stop-worthy frescoes. Wonderful respite from the high tourist density of Venice and a moment of peace in a region of frenetic activity. Serene.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rich G
Reviewed April 2, 2017

This little island can be reached by vaporetto to Burano via a short bridge or get off the stop before Burano. Nothing much to do here but a nice stroll round the island with quiet and calming. Apparently it is also known as the cat...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed November 4, 2016

While staying on the island of Mazzorbo and walking around the island we wandered into this little church. The inside is beautiful and the outer courtyard is very picturesque. Highly recommended if you are already in Mazzorbo or walking over from Burano

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed April 18, 2016

Saint Catherine's Church is located on the small island of Mazzorbo, NOT in the city of Venice as the map location shows. The church is about 45 minutes north of Venice by water bus. The church, which originated in the late 700's and in this...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank JT_Turner3
Reviewed November 28, 2015

Was built before 800. Beautiful in its simplicity. At the south of the island of Mazzorbo. Nice promenade from there to the bridge that links to Burano.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed July 22, 2015

There isn't much to see on Mazzorbo so a walk around the island will lead to this little church which was peaceful, serene and with the sound of doves in the courtyard outside echoing around. Lovely...

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Lorenzo P
Reviewed May 3, 2015

If you get fed up with the bustle and the retail therapy of all the shops on Burano, walk across the bridge and try a bit of spiritual therapy by taking a peaceful stroll across to see this wonderful church. The atmosphere inside is as...More

Date of experience: April 2015
2  Thank Straveller75
Reviewed November 2, 2014

We happened to walk by and the local lady with keys opened the church. Ancient church and still used.

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank skilakimou
Reviewed October 11, 2014

My friend and I stumbled upon this lovely little church with historic artifacts as we walked around Mazzorbo. It is lovely inside and there are some interesting ruins on display in the outer courtyard.

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank hnmrocks
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