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Santa Sofia is a church located in the sestiere of Cannaregio in Venice, Italy. It should be distinguished from the palazzo Ca' d'Oro on the Grand Canal is also called the Palazzo Santa Sofia.A wooden church of Sant Sofia in Venice is documented in chronicles from 886 The church dates to initial patronage in the 11th century by the patrician family of the Gussoni. Construction began in 1020. It appears to have survived the great fire of 1105 in Venice. Major reconstruction took place from 1507-1534. The architect of a late-1600s reconstruction was Antonio Gaspari.With the construction of the Strada Nova in Venice in the 1800s, the church's length was diminished. Under Napoleonic rule, the rites in the church were suppressed. The church was converted into a warehouse, and the contents were dispersed. Fontana recounts how in 1836 the church was " redeem from the Israelites into whose hands it had fallen, and cleared of the debris. " In 1836, the church was re-consecrated for Roman Catholic services. Presently, the ground floor of the facade and bell tower of the church are screened behind a screen of buildings.The interior is less decorated than in the past. Originally a Last Supper by Paolo Veronese was located on the door leading to the Sacristy. Across from this canvas was a Birth of the Virgin by Titian. The main chapel had an altarpiece of Christ preaching to the Masses by Francesco da Ponte. Above the door, called that of St Peter, was a Crucifixion by Tintoretto. In the pulpit was a canvas by Domenico Tintoretto, depicting, the Marriage of the Virgin. On the organ covers were paintings of Adoration of the Shepherds attributed to Francesco and Leandro Bassano; these works are now attributed to Palma the Elder and are now in the Gallerie dell'Accademia of Venice. Other works included altarpieces by Gentile da Fabriano, Lionardo Corona, and Baldassare d'Anna. A Madonna and saints was painted by Giovanni Segala. The altarpiece of San Lorenzo Giustiniani was painted by Angelo Trevisani. A Baptism of Christ was painted by Daniele Heinz, brother of Joseph Ens.Take a look at our Venice route planner to schedule your visit to Chiesa Di Santa Sofia and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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산타 소피아 성당 맥도날드를 지나쳐 산타 소피아 광장 근처에 있는 작은 성당 입구가 그냥 주택 같아서 성당 같이 보이지 않는다. 조금 떨어진 곳에서 보면 마치 주택 같은 이층 건물 뒤로 종탑과 성당의 외양이 보인다. 십자가 상이 걸린 현관문을 열면 조그만 예배당이 나오는데,내부는 아담한 편 오래된 그리스 로마식(이오니아식도 아니고 코린트식도 아닌)돌기둥들이... more »Santa Sofia Cathedral Past McDonald's, the entrance to the little cathedral near Piazza Santa Sofia is just like a house and doesn't look like a cathedral. From a distance, you can see the bell tower and the cathedral's appearance behind a two-story building, like a house. When you open the cross-statued front door, you'll find a small chapel, with six pillars of stone (neither ionic or Corinthian) on the inside, with a 15th-century sign at the bottom of the pillar.
Cette église, située sur la Strada Nova dans le Sestiere de Cannaregio, est en partie dissimulée par les maisons environnantes. Seuls émergent son campanile et la partie supérieure de sa façade. De pe... more »This church, located on the Strada Nova in the Sestiere of Cannaregio, is partly hidden by the surrounding houses. Only its bell campand and the upper part of its façade emerge. Small in size, it has 3 naves and houses several works of art, in particular the beautiful icon "Virgin to the Child", Carlo DUODO's painting "Saint Gaetan de Thiene", the wooden statue "The Sacred Heart of Jesus" and a remarkable Gothic sculpture from the 14th century "Virgin to Child" century. The high altar is topped by a magnificent altarpiece by Daniele HEINTZ "The Baptism of Christ". At the beginning of the left nave, one can admire another "Baptism of Christ" by Pietro MERA.
You can hardly tell it's a church from the outside! The only element that makes it distinguishable as a religious building is the bell tower.
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