Chiesa di San Zaccaria, Venice

4.5
Set foot into a site with a combination of late-Gothic and Renaissance architecture at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, a church dedicated to the prophet Zechariah, father of John the Baptist and Biblical author. As you walk through you will notice the walls covered entirely in artwork and beautifully lit up by the tall floor-to-ceiling Gothic windows, quite uncommon in this architectural style. The main artistic feature is the late work by Giovanni Bellini. For a fee, enter the small chapel with ornate altarpieces, which offers an optional audioguide that comes in four languages. Don't miss the altar under which Zechariah's body is said to lie. While smaller than some other churches in the area, this one stands out with its peaceful atmosphere and lack of crowds. Put Chiesa di San Zaccaria and other Venice attractions into our Venice attractions planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
Create an itinerary including Chiesa di San Zaccaria
Save Saved
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
Chiesa di San Zaccaria Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
594 reviews
Google
4.5
TripAdvisor
  • Chiesa di San Zaccaria is a lovely church in itself but in fact so are many other churches so why this one? It is of course the flooded crypt. Oh, it's nothing spectacular as such (compared with other...  more »
  • As with all churches in Venice, the architecture and decoration is flamboyant. Cost us 1.50 Euro entrance  more »
Google
  • A beautiful building.. gorgeous inside. Defiantly worth a visit
  • A fascinating church, with great significance in Venetian history - the Doge visited each year, and the ambulatory is especially wide to allow for his procession. The stunning Bellini in the North aisle is unmissable. Pay a couple of euro and visit the lovely submerged crypt, a hidden wonder of Venice.
Places to stay near Chiesa di San Zaccaria

Plan your trip to Venice

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Venice

View all >
4.7
Duration: 3​h
4.7
Duration: 2​h
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
3.8
Duration: 2​h

Historic Sites in Venice

View all >
4.4
Duration: 3​h
4.8
Duration: 4​h
4.6
Duration: 30​min

Museums in Venice

View all >
4.4
Duration: 2​h
4.0
Duration: 3​h
4.5
Duration: 2​h
4.0
Duration: 1​h

Hidden gems in Venice

4.9
Duration: 2​h
4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.1
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 4​h

Shopping in Venice

View all >
5.0
Duration: 1​h
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 1​h
5.0
Duration: 1​h

Nearby attractions in Venice

4.1
Duration: 30​min
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.3
Duration: 30​min
4.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 1​h
4.8
Duration: 2​h