Trip Planner: Europe / Italy / Veneto / Province of Venice / City of Venice / Venice / Chiesa San Giovanni Evangelista
The church of San Giovanni Evangelista is a 15th-century religious building in the San Polo sestiere of the Italian city of Venice. It stands across a courtyard from the Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista.HistoryConstruction on the church has taken place in three phases, the first in 1425. Reconstruction has taken place in 1645 and again recently to repair earthquake damage.San Giovanni Evangelista was historically decorated by a series of frescoes, depicting both biblical and classical themes. Some art from San Giovanni has been removed for display at international museums or scholarly research.TourismIt is located on the Calle del Magazzen close to the Scuola Grande di San Rocco. The church accepts visitors between Monday to Friday 9.30am to 12.30pm.Using our online itinerary creator, Venice attractions like Chiesa San Giovanni Evangelista can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
Chiesa San Giovanni Evangelista Reviews
Per completare la visita alla Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, fatevi aprire la Chiesa annessa, sobria nel suo antico fascino e arricchita da opere pittoriche di qualche interesse, fra cui u... more »To complete the visit to the Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, simply open the adjoining Church, sober in its ancient charm and embellished with paintings of any interest, including a crucifixion by Domenico Tintoretto.
Cette église, située en face de la Scuola San Giovanni Evangelista, a subi plusieurs restaurations au cours des siècles. L'intérieur, à nef unique, présente quelques œuvres remarquables : "La Cène" de... more »This church, located in front of the Scuola San Giovanni Evangelista, underwent several restorations over the centuries. The Interior, with a single nave, presents some remarkable works: "The last supper" of Jacopo MARIESCHI, "The coronation of the Virgin with Angels musicians" of Andrea VICENTINO and the spectacular "martyrdom of St. John the Evangelist" of Gherardo ZAMPINI (in a Chapel to the right of the choir). A false contre-facade houses an organ of PIAGGIA box, to the left, by the "martyrdom of St. Barbara" Pietro RICCHI and, right, by Francesco MONTEMEZZO the "martyrdom of saint Sebastian". A little-known, little-used Church but who however worth a visit carefully before going to the school (or after).
Places to stay near Chiesa San Giovanni Evangelista
Plan your trip to Venice
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >
View all >©©©©
View all >
Hidden gems in Venice
View all >
Nearby attractions in Venice
Plans to Chiesa San Giovanni Evangelista by other users
23 days in Italy BY A USER FROM ITALY October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 9 days in Venice & Burano BY A USER FROM MALTA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Jesolo BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 42 days in Italy BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 17 days in Italy BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA July, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium