The church, originally connected to Saint Mark and designed by Gambello, was built during the 15th century with Gothic style and then completed by Mauro Codussi (1483-90), who added a typically Renaissance style white stone façade.
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
This simple and evocative Gothic church of the 8th century was rebuilt in the 15th century half-hidden behind Riva degli Schiavoni. The church greets us at the entrance with Christ’s Baptism by Cima da Conegliano.
The Palladian church in the old island of Castello, overlooks the grassed broad square with its monumental façade and isolated bell tower, as it was in the past when the Church of San Pietro was Venice cathedral.
A visit to the church of Sant'alvise and to the nearby church of Madonna dell'Orto offers a precious occasion to explore the most authentic and secret part of Venice, represented by Cannaregio district.
This evocative church keeps the original Gothic facade and its bell tower of the 14th century on the back
This solitary and majestic Gothic church rises at the outer northern part of Cannaregio district, overlooking the suggestive namesake square- parvis, which pavement is still the fish bone old one.
Magnificent example of Jesuit architecture, this Baroque church has a majestic façade with statues enriched by sumptuous decorations on its interior too.