Venice Museums, Churches and Theatres

Today Venice is a city that is more than ever devoted to ART. Anyone choosing to take a holiday on the Lagoon has a vast choice of Venice Museums. There are those devoted to the history of the city, such as the Palazzo Ducale, the Museum of Eighteenth-Century Venice in the Ca Rezzonico or the Galleries of the Venetian Academy. Then there are those devoted to contemporary art such as the Palazzo Grazzi and Punta della Dogana as well as those focussing on costumes like the Palazzo Mocenigo and the Fortuny Museum. In Venice it is possible to take in art in all its forms in its numerous MUSEUMS, GALLERIES, CHURCHES, FOUNDATIONS and BUILDINGS.


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Frari’s Church

FRARI’S CHURCH

The church of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari was started in 1340 but completed more than one century later. It contains memories and splendours of more than 500 years of Venetian history, such as the body of Antonio Canova (in the left aisle, near the main entrance) and apparently the […]

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Pinacoteca and Museum of Querini Stampalia Foundation

PINACOTECA AND MUSEUM OF QUERINI STAMPALIA FOUNDATION

In the heart of Venice, the ancient, noble Querini Stampalia Palace welcomes you with its lavishly decorated halls, the Library and the area restored by Mario Botta and Carlo Scarpa. The Museum of Querini Stampalia Foundation is one of the most important examples of House-Museum in the heart of Venice […]

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Galleria Giorgio Franchetti – Ca d’Oro

GALLERIA GIORGIO FRANCHETTI – CA D’ORO

Ca d’Oro ( Galleria Franchetti)  owes its name to the precious decorations in gold-leaf that used to cover the façade. It is a notable example of Venetian Gothic architecture and one of the most spectacular palaces on the Grand Canal. HISTORY: Ca d’oro was commissioned in 1420 by the prosecutor […]

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Monumental Rooms of the National Library Marciana

MONUMENTAL ROOMS OF THE NATIONAL LIBRARY MARCIANA

Marciana National Library, a beautiful building designed by Jacopo Sansovino overlooking the basin of St. Mark. The Monumental Rooms of the National Library Marciana (Library Sansoviniana) in Venice are inserted in the integrated path of the Museums of St. Mark’s Square, with a single-entry at the Museo Correr (Napoleonic Wing). […]

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Church of Madonna dell’Orto

CHURCH OF MADONNA DELL’ORTO

The Church of Madonna dell’Orto can quite rightly be called “Tintoretto’s church”: this great artist spent most of his life in the surroundings, he was buried here and his teleri full of pathos transfigure the interior. It was built in the 14th century but was renovated in the 15th century […]

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Scuola Grande di San Rocco

SCUOLA GRANDE DI SAN ROCCO

The year 1485 was a very important year for the Scuola Grande of San Rocco as it came into possession of St. Roch’s body which had been stolen from Montpellier and placed in the church of San Geminiano waiting for a definitive placement. The Saint’s relics were later moved to […]

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Church of San Giovanni e Paolo

CHURCH OF SAN GIOVANNI E PAOLO

The church of San Giovanni e Paolo, an example of Gothic architecture, rivals with the Frari’s church in terms of dimensions and magnificence and for the numerous works of art it treasures. It too is made in terracotta and its splendid façade soars towards the sky. From the 14th century […]

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Palazzetto Bru Zane

PALAZZETTO BRU ZANE

Small architectural gem located in the heart of Venice, headquarters of the Cultural Foundation “Centre de musique romantique française”. The Palazzetto Bru Zane is a wonderful building, located just a few steps from the spectacular Basilica dei Frari, and from 2009 it houses the Cultural Foundation “Palazzetto Bru Zane – […]

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National Archaeological Museum

NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL MUSEUM

The National Archaeological Museum of Piazza San Marco houses an impressive collection of Greek, Roman, Egyptian art. The Museum, which is accessed with the integrated ticket for the museums of St. Mark’s Square, was established in 1523 following the bequest of Cardinal Domenico Grimani and Giovanni Grimani who donated to […]

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The Church of Santa Maria della Salute

THE CHURCH OF SANTA MARIA DELLA SALUTE

The white Basilica of the Salute stands out in all its candor on the Grand Canal. The church of Santa Maria della Salute, an original masterpiece by Baldassarre Longhena, was built through a Venice Republic Senate decree to keep a solemn vow made during a terrible epidemic of plague that […]

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