Chiesa di San Salvador, Venice

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  • The church of the 16th century 16th located at the end of the Mercerie, with a baroque facade, turns on the field of the same name. The three-nave interior is elegant and embellished with numerous works of art. Del Sansovino is home to the monument of the doge Francesco Venier and the altar that preserves the shovel of Titian's Annunciation. By the same author Veneto the shovel on the main altar with the Transfiguration. Artistic organ placed in the middle of the left aisle. A visit to this church is a must.
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  • San Salvador, or Jesus the Holy Saviour of the Human Gender, is one of the largest Churches in Venice and the Venetian Patriarchate, and originally one of the oldest. The large Baroque facade is worthy of scenery for the decidedly vast interior, in the Lombard Renaissance style, of this grandiose Church today Parish. San Salvador's past in Venice is far more glorious than the present. It was, in fact, the Cathedral of the Abbey of the SS. Salvatore of Venice, institute of the Order of The Regular Canons of St. Augustine. Its historical "status" of The Abbey Cathedral explains the size of the Holy Building, cathedral size, in fact, and the richness of decorations that embellish it. The plan is basilicary, with three aisles supported by wide arches set on lean pillars, arches alternating with the three transects that cross from one side to the other the base rectangle of the former canonical cathedral. A dome - for a total of three - rises over the gap between the central aisle and each of the three non-adjective transects. The Baroque bell tower, which rises not much above the roof of the Church, is square, with bell cell open on the 4 tall from matching monophores, is imposing but of poor visibility, given the location of the former Abbey Cathedral of San Salvador, inserted among the surrounding buildings and the vast complex, now reduced to profane use, of the Augustinian Regular Canon. Said Campanile, however, is not too dissimilar to others, cohesive, who, even smaller "of size", rise dipresso their Churches in Venice. For those who are in Venice, a visit to San Salvador is absolutely a must: you will certainly be fascinated and charmed.
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  • One of those iconic places. Often closed, so be sure to check the opening times!
  • Beautiful church where I lit a candle for my dad
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