San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

4.8
You access San Giorgio Maggiore, a 16th-century Benedictine church, by boat. As you approach the island, notice how the structure's white marble facade contrasts with the blue of the lagoon. Enter to discover its equally bright interior. Admire several paintings by Venice-born Renaissance artist Tintoretto, as well as many other religious artworks. You can take the elevator up to the bell tower for a small fee to discover views of the Venetian Lagoon. Plan to see San Giorgio Maggiore and other attractions that appeal to you using our Venice trip planner .
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  • From the tower on the island, which can be reached by elevator, you have a wonderful view of Venice without queuing up.
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  • It is a joy to see and to enjoy the view of St. Marks Square across the water and away from the crowds. Take the elevator up the bell tower for an even better view and develop an understanding of Veni...  more »
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  • Is amazing place, very calm and the view from the tower is absolutely formidable! Highly recommended you have a 360 view of venece, lido and couple of other islands only 6 euros, worth it.
  • It's 9 euro for return trip . Can spend 1 hour. But visit it, nice small lagoon.
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