San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

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#7 of 188 in Historic Sites in Venice
Church · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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You access San Giorgio Maggiore, a 16th-century Benedictine church, by boat. As you approach the island, notice how the structure's white marble facade contrasts with the blue of the lagoon. Enter to discover its equally bright interior. Admire several paintings by Venice-born Renaissance artist Tintoretto, as well as many other religious artworks. You can take the elevator up to the bell tower for a small fee to discover views of the Venetian Lagoon. Plan to see San Giorgio Maggiore and other attractions that appeal to you using our Venice trip planner.
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  • Fantastic haven away from the crowds with nice views. Spritz is dear here, but what the hell. Do go up bell tower for fabulous views. Do go to the glass museum.and all free exhibitions going - we... 
    Fantastic haven away from the crowds with nice views. Spritz is dear here, but what the hell. Do go up bell tower for fabulous views. Do go to the glass museum.and all free exhibitions going - we...  more »
  • Stunning 360 degree views around Venice from the bell tower. Well worth 8 euro and so peaceful - no queue at all at 11am. Beautiful church and island too. So pleased we followed the advice of others.....  more
    Stunning 360 degree views around Venice from the bell tower. Well worth 8 euro and so peaceful - no queue at all at 11am. Beautiful church and island too. So pleased we followed the advice of others.....  more »
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