One of many beautiful church’s on Venice main island, a stunning place that is very old but is a real pleasure on the eye. This is one church that allows photos so I have added a couple for you to see. Not far from San...More
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This church has an elaborate façade as well as an ornate main altar on the interior. One could spend quite a bit of time admiring not only all the intricate carvings on the exterior, but also the numerous artistic features inside---unfortunately, I could not find...More
Once again en-route from the Accademia Bridge towards St Marks Square we had tripped across the Santa Maria del Giglio, and then some time later found this stunning beauty as well, lovely architecture and designs on the front, once again easily missed unless you wander...More
Chiesa di San Moise is quite a building. We went by it a few times during our four day stay in Venice. It is built in a great baroque style, it is very ornate and you need to just stop and have a good look...More
On our route towards St. Mark’s Square so we passed this Church every day. Very ornate both on the outside and inside, as these big churches tend to be.
This church is really near St. Mark's Place. It is very kind to visitors. You can walk in for free. My suggestion is to sit down and admire rich decorations in the building. You need to stop again before the main facade. It is one...More
This delightful church was virtually opposite my Hotel, in the heart of the posh shops, so when appropriate, I wandered in. Lovely to visit a modest church for a change instead of the grand ones on everyones tourist map
I am always surprised to see an Old Testament prophet with a halo or to be called Saint Somebody. I learned afterward that Venetians often consider Old Testament prophets to be canonized saints. This church has a very ornate outside and inside there is an...More
As you make your way through the San Marco sestiere on the way to St. Mark's Square, nestled among the high-end shops is this beautiful Baroque church. In the rear gallery sits a gorgeous Baroque organ whose ornate casework is a marvelous work of art.