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Chiesa di San Barnaba, Venice
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The church of San Barnaba is a small Neoclassic-style church in district of Dorsoduro in Venice, It is located in Campo San Barnaba. It is dedicated to the Apostle Saint Barnabas.HistoryA church at the site was built in the ninth century, but destroyed by fire in 1105. Rebuilt in 1350, it was reconstructed in present form in 1776 under the patronage of Marcantonio Grimani using designs of Lorenzo Boschetti. The 11th-century campanile, detached from the main body of the church, has a pine-cone shaped spire from the 1300s. To the left of the church was the entrance to the Casin dei Nobili (Casino of the Aristocracy), which was an active gaming house in the 18th century. The church is presently deconsecrated and used for exhibits.
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  • With so much to see & do in Italy, so many ancient & modern temptations to lure your attention this way & that, things can get lost in the shuffle. And this being Venice, with its countless narrow & t...  more »
  • Being a huge Indiana Jones fan.......I had to take a moment to geek out when I popped out of an ally to see this in front of me. Venice is such an amazing city to visit and so much art and history eve...  more »
  • We wanted to see the church from the Indiana Jones filmed and were quite excited to see there was an exhibition of Leonardo da Vinci's work there too. Whilst it was great to learn more about him and h...  more »
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  • Young girl at the ticket office for the da vinci show in the church definitely has an attitude problem! She was rude to every single customer. In between rude replies she was busy on her iphone. The show itself was ok-ish but very basic... Done in 5 minutes.. hardly worth your time or money. Da vinci deserves better!
  • one of my favourites in venice. great views all around
  • Charming church in the equally tranquil and charming Campo San Barnaba FILLED with hands on AMAZING replicas of Leonardo Da Vinci's machines that have been reproduced from his codices! My son closed the place down...couldn't tear him away. Open 7 days 9:30-19:30. Vaporetto line 1- Ca Rezzonico stop.
  • Great church! This is the church that was used in the filming of the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Where it was supposedly a library with catacombs underneath.
  • Nice spot