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itineraries in venice

St. George's Island in Venice

Aerial view
The church is a masterpiece of architect Andrea Palladio (1565-1583). From the top of the bell tower of 1791, you'll enjoy one of the best panorama on Venice and the lagoon. Inside the church, works of art of J. Bassano, G. Campagna, Tintoretto ("The Last Supper " and "Collection of the Manna"). In the apse, the wooden chorus

"St. George and the Dragon",
bas-relief by G.B.Bregno
on the facade of the Dormitory
In the monastery - asking permission at the "Sagrestia" - visit the Rooms of the Conclave with a "Saint George and the Dragon" by Carpaccio and the "Deposition " by Tintoretto.
The Cini Foundation is a renowed cultural center, and is located in the Benedictine monastery, transformed by count Vittorio Cini in a cultural center. Remarkable: cloisters, refectory by Andrea Palladio, Scalone and Library of Baldassarre Longhena. Exceptional collection of incunaboli, books of the 16th center. The modern "Green Theatre" hosts shows in the open. 


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