Trip Planner Europe  /  Italy  /  Veneto  /  Province of Venice  /  City of Venice  /  Venice  /  Religious Sites  /  Chiesa di San Stae (Eustachio)

Chiesa di San Stae (Eustachio), Venice

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Churches, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.1/5 based on 25 reviews on the web
San Stae is a church in central Venice, in the sestiere of Santa Croce.San Stae, an abbreviation for Saint Eustachius, was founded at the beginning of the 11th century and reconstructed in the 17th century, and has a main facade (1709) on the Grand Canal of Venice, constructed by Domenico Rossi, and richly decorated with statuary by Giuseppe Torretto, Antonio Tarsia, Pietro Baratta, and Antonio Corradini.The interior has a tomb for the Mocenigo family. The right wall contains altars with works by Niccolò Bambini, Giuseppe Camerata, and Antonio Balestra. The three chapels on the left house works by Giuseppe Torretto, Pietro Baratta, Francesco Migliori, and Jacopo Amigoni. The roof of the presbytery has a ceiling decorated with a large canvas by Bartolomeo Letterini, while the walls have canvases by Giuseppe Angeli and small canvases dedicated to the Apostles, including a Martyrdom of St. Bartholemew (1721) (right lower) by a young Giambattista Tiepolo; the The Martyrdom of Saint Thomas by Giambattista Pittoni,a Martyrdom of St. James the Greater by Giambattista Piazzetta; and a Liberation of St. Peter by Sebastiano Ricci (left lower). The sacristy contains a Death of Christ by Pietro della Vecchia and a Trajan orders Sant'Eustachio to pray to the idols by Giambattista Pittoni.
Arrange to visit Chiesa di San Stae (Eustachio) and other attractions in Venice using our Venice vacation planner.
Create a full itinerary - for free!
going to
read all reviews »
  • almost everyone we pass only x vaporetto in a hurry, but few stop and visit it, but it's worth doing. the imposing façade overlooks the square in front of the field. nave with 18th-century masters such as gianbattista tiepolo with the martyrdom of Saint Bartholomew and more. from stop
    show original
  • The nearest train station s. This is the Stae. Down and away. It is a look very similar to the Church of Saint Barnabas. This church is building on both sides that are very nice. Take a good picture.
    show original
  • San Stae, an abbreviation for Saint Eustachius, was founded at the beginning of the 11th century and reconstructed in the 17th century. The main facade built in 1709 faces the Grand Canal. It was cons...  read more »
  • First of all - I'm completely unreligious man. But... in this church I've got some feeling... like someone is watching on me... someone from outside this world. It was scary and miraculous experience in the same time.
  • Very very beautiful, she is beautiful
    show original
  • Very nice
  • Bellissima, big Domenico Rossi!
    show original
Nearby Attractions
Visit for 2​h 30​m
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 2​h 30​m
Visit for 2​h
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 1​h 30​m
Visit for 30​m
Visit for 2​h 30​m