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Chiesa di San Zulian (Giuliano), Venice

Categories: Churches, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web
The Chiesa di San Giuliano, commonly called San Zulian in the Venetian dialect, is a church in Venice. San Zulian is in the parish of San Salvador.It is situated on the Merceria, the main shopping street of the city. Originally a structure from the 9th century; it underwent a number of reconstructions, including likely after the 1105 fire of the neighborhood. The façade was constructed in 1553-1554 by Jacopo Sansovino, and completed after his death in 1570 by Alessandro Vittoria.The flattened classical temple façade was paid for by the scholar Tommaso Rangone, whose bronze seated portrait appears above the door. In his hands, the physician Rangone holds sarsaparilla and guaiacum, two plants which he used to treat syphilis and yellow fever. The reliefs also depict a map of the world as was known at his death. As befitting his broad-ranging interests in classic texts, the flanking inscriptions are in Latin, Greek and Hebrew text.The interior was also designed by Sansovino, and the church consecrated in 1580.Main artworksFacade Elements of San Zulian Interior Girolamo Campagna (terracotta figures of the Virgin Mary and Mary Magdalene and a marble altar panel in the chapel to the left of the high altar) Palma the Younger (St Julian in Glory on the central panel of the ceiling) Paolo Veronese (Pietà with SS Roch, Jerome and Mark on the south wall) The upper walls are painted by Leonardo Corona, Giovanni Fiammingo, and Palma. Organ from 1764 opus 12 by Gaetano Callido
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  • Consecrated Renaissance-style church in 1580 it is located in a very touristy part of the sestiere of San Marco. It's worth by his many paintings which at least one of Veronese and especially for its very richly decorated ceiling painted by Palma the young. It would seem that masses are being celebrated in English.
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  • The church is very nice and it is worth to stop for a visit. Although the church is crammed in a small place and there is almost no place outside to take a picture of the beautiful facade, it is one o...  read more »
  • Discovered by chance looking for namesake woodcarver Zulian for all lovers of sacred art Indeed just for fans to those who understand the skill and commitment of every artist who just sees a Crucifix in addition to religious figure the story the story remains intrigued so much to try to go to discover the history and the ages that this building has crossed everyone sees only those who can understand can really admire
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  • Great facade and beautiful on the inside as well!
  • Very nice place
  • We had been warned not to eat in and around San Marco, but our granddaughter was so tired and hungry that we stopped at this eatery ... plates and pretty good service but, arrived to the Bill, we're outraged because in addition to covered with 2.50 per person (which is a lot of money but we may stay) we have added 12% to "service" ... I think it's just disgraceful!!! With this review I just want to warn anyone who is willing to eat in this restaurant that, in addition to bread and covered, must figure out a "good" 12% of the total ... evaluated and behave accordingly.
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  • Geat place! Worh to see!
  • Beautiful church. There is that enter to appreciate its beauty.
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