In Venice there are an unspecified numbers of church and bell towers, each one telling a piece of history and art of this city. In this section, you will find all the most important churches of Venice, with historical, cultural and artistic information, pictures and useful directions to help you organizing your visit of Venetian most beautiful churches



Convent church built during the 14th century, with a Renaissance facade and a ‘300 Gothic gate

Rebuilt during the first half of ‘500 under the project of Scarpagnino, the church is a little jewel decorated in all its parts with works by Paolo Veronese. The masterpieces of this great artist from Verona make this church a fundamental destination in Venice.

The Church of San Nicolò dei Mendicoli is located in a solitary area, at the edge of the city.
With its thirteenth-century bell tower, it is one of the oldest and popular church in Venice and still nowadays, it keeps its original look.

Built around the first half of ‘700 by the architect Lorenzo Boschetti, the church has an Istrian stone façade overlooking the namesake square. On the left the Sotoportego del Casin dei Nobili, once headquarter of the “nobles’ casino”, that is the gambling and party house located in the above palace on the 18th century.

A massive example of Venetian Gothic, after the Basilica of St. Mark's, the Basilica of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari is the most remarkable ecclesiastical complex in Venice, as well as being one of the most important Franciscan foundations in Italy. It is one of the most important religious building of the city for its abundance of art works.

The church was built on 1584; it treasures important works such as the canvas of Jacopo and Domenico Tintoretto and two altarpieces by Palma il Giovane.