As I type San Pantalon is sitting at a lowly 64th, and I have absolutely no idea how or why such a wonderful site as this in Venice can linger so low. San Pantalon has Fumiani's masterpiece ceiling - a massive central painting in perspective to make it look as if it is reaching into the heavens. It is simply breathtaking.
The church itself maybe seen as somewhat unremarkable, even against others in Venice, but a few helpful words of advice - you need a euro to pay for the lights to illuminate the ceiling (like in many places in Rome). However, there is no entrance fee (blomh's review below is wrong when it states this) so all you are doing is paying for the upkeep of the building.
Also, the opening times can be erratic. The church is not always open and there is no sign on the door to say when it is an isn't. Generally it's 10am to 1pm, and 2pm to 5pm. Although it took three attempts to get in as when returning at gone 2pm one day, it was still shut! Italian timekeeping...
Don't miss San Pantalon. It really will be a highlight of your trip.
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