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Chiesa di San Zaccaria

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Address: Campo S. Zaccaria, 4693, 30122 Venice, Italy
16:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 12:00
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A favorite in Venice

This church is wonderful to visit because there is a large altarpiece here by Giovanni Bellini. It is a beautiful Madonna and Saints, a "sacra conversazione" and one of... read more

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Winter Park, FL
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Winter Park, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This church is wonderful to visit because there is a large altarpiece here by Giovanni Bellini. It is a beautiful Madonna and Saints, a "sacra conversazione" and one of Giovanni's best works.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yet another beautiful church, the outside does nto do justice to what is inside. It really is an amazing place.

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Port Jefferson, New York
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

Visited yesterday. Previous reviews are accurate. I'll add: open only 10-12 & 4-6, so plan accordingly. Also the access to the crypt (which is usually under a couple inches of water but there's a walkway) and the chapel with marvelous paintings costs 1.5 euro and is well worth it. The Bellini altarpiece in the main church is stunning. Don't miss.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

No where near as crowded as many of the spots in and around San Marco It was also shaded and cool We spent 20 minutes in there taking in the artwork and the comparable silence!

Thank MJH1
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

Another stunning Chiesa, spacious piazza, just a step away from San Marco square, close to the San Marco vaporetto stops. Another place to check for sure, with a special meaning to my family so couldn't miss it!

Thank Ricardo N
Pleasanton, California
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

We stop at San Zaccaria since it is open earlier than some other churches and is supposed to hold some interesting art. We are not disappointed. Giovanni Bellini’s Madonna and Four Saints over the second altar on the left is very beautiful. For 1.5E we gain entrance to the crypt area, a worthwhile investment. Here many doges are entombed and... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

San Zaccaria is Much less Touristy than San Marco. It is in a lovely Campo Nat far from San Marco. It has some beautiful paintings by Bellini.

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

lovely church with murals and stonework peaceful place to walk through no flashes but you can take photos plenty of light

Thank Basbabru
Binghamton, New York
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

I cannot sufficiently emphasize the quantity of paintings in this place. Almost every inch of the walls is covered. The outside is pretty enough, but the inside is fabulous. I love the deep and soft reds of older paintings. The color is close to red clay both before and after firing -depending on the painting-.

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Bacau, Romania
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

We visited this church early in the morning, when it wasn't full of tourists so we were able to fully enjoy its beauties. make sure to pay the extra fee of 3 euro to visit the museum. Like all churches from Venice, this also bursts with amazing paintings and statues.

Thank Claudia_DM

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