Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca, Torcello
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Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca is located in Torcello. Our Torcello travel itinerary maker makes visiting Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta e Chiesa di Santa Fosca and other Torcello attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I visited solely to see the mosaic of the Last Judgment and i did not go up the Tower. The mosaic is well worth the time to see it and if you are lucky enough to do so alone without a crowd (or herd) ...  more »
  • This was our reason to head to Torcello. One of the oldest churches consecrated in 1008. Beautiful mosaic work of the Last Judgment and much more. It's worth the trip across the lagoon and gives you a...  more »
  • Already and impressive reach the two churches of Torcello from the waterbus from Burano, in fact, especially in low season affects the peace and quiet that reigns on the pedestrianized, detail then the so-called "Devil's bridge" without parapets that crosses the Canal beside the road, arrived later in front of the churches we cannot fail to note the so-called throne of Attila in stone that does not seem to have nothing to do with this character. Externally the most impressive facade it is without doubt that of Santa Fosca, inter alia reported in all books of art history. Inside the Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta features a valuable mosaic of the last judgement that takes all the inner wall of the entrance and reminiscent of the mosaic of the Florence baptistery which the Florentines commissioned Venetian craftsmen to known for their abilities in this art. As a sore point, coming at practical things, and ' the request with a common sign of 1.5 euros, to those in need, the toilets.
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