Chiesa di San Rocco, Venice
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The Church of Saint Roch is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to Saint Roch in Venice, northern Italy. It was built between 1489 and 1508 by Bartolomeo Bon the Younger, but was substantially altered in 1725. The façade dates from 1765 to 1771, and was designed by Bernardino Maccarucci. The church is one of the Plague-churches built in Venice.St. Roch, whose relics rest in the church after their transfer from Voghera, was declared a patron saint of the city in 1576. Every year, on his feast day, the Doge made a pilgrimage to the church.Near the church is the Scuola Grande di San Rocco, noted for its numerous Tintoretto paintings. It was founded in the 15th century as a confraternity to assist the citizens in time of plague.DescriptionExteriorThe facade is decorated with statues by Giovanni Marchiori. On the left Gerard de Csanád (Gerardo Sagredo) and Gregorio Barbarigo; On the right, Lorenzo Giustiniani and Pietro Orseolo. In the center above the entrance door: San Rocco heals the victims of the plague by Giovanni Maria Morlaiter.Plan to see Chiesa di San Rocco and other attractions that appeal to you using our Venice visit planning website .
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Mais uma linda igreja nesta Veneza majestosa. Está na mesma praça da escola de San Rocco e tem igualmente belíssimas pinturas de Tintoretto. more »Another beautiful church in this majestic Venice. It is in the same square of the school of San Rocco and has equally beautiful paintings by Tintoretto.
La chiesa è bellina e agli appassionati di Tintoretto piacerà sicuramente. è vergognoso che venga fatto pagare un biglietto, per quanto economico è ridicolo per visitare una chiesa (non bisognerebbe m... more »The church is pretty and the fans of Tintoretto will definitely love it. It is shameful that a ticket is charged, however cheap it is ridiculous to visit a church (you should never pay to enter a church). Especially since there is another ticket to visit the Great School
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