San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice

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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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  • San Giorgio is already visible from Saint Mark's square, and within a few hours it seems suspended over water, all the Islands around Venice worth visiting, the Abbey of San Giorgio has a bright white marble façade and inside you can admire the works of Tintoretto not to be missed is a visit to the Bell Tower, other more or less like that of San Marco, and a ticket to €3.00 per person, offers a magnificent view over St. Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace, the Canal of Giudecca, and other islands a vision of these wonderful places to visit.
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  • the islet is located directly opposite the hl. námestou s. Marco, accessible transport-by vaporetto, an attractive place with a typical church with Slim Tower
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  • With the sun finally out, we taxied over to San Giorgio to see the church. It is quite beautiful, and you get a stunning view from the tower. This is one of the 120 churches that are found on the 118 ...  more »
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  • Wonderful view of Venice, less people and lower cost to go into the bell tower. It was great we arrived at 11:45 and stayed to listen to the bells, very loud but such a memorable experience.
  • The view from the belltower is so beautiful. It was €6 regular and €4 for the discounted price. Best view of the city and lagoon.
  • Peaceful location compared with the hustle and bustle of other parts of Venice. Great views from the church tower
  • The most breathtaking view of Venice and the lagoon.
  • You are going to stunning view at entire Venice from the belfry of San Giorgio Maggiore.

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