Church Of San Salvatore

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  • Address: Sestiere di S.Marco, 4835, 30122 Venezia, Italy, Venice
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-0415236717
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Heritage Building

There’s been a church on this spot since at least the 11th century, but the Roman Catholic Baroque building you see today wasn’t built until the 16th century.

Highlights of the church are:

  • The cannonball at the bottom of the façade’s left column, left their by bombardment from Austrian forces in 1849.
  • Paintings, statues, frescoes and other works of art by Titian, Jacopo Sansovino, Francesco Vecellio, Alessandro Vittoria.
  • Statue of San Gerolamo.
  • Tomb of Theodore of Amasea.
  • Francesco Venier's monument.
  • Funerary monument of Caterina Cornaro, a Queen of Cyprus.
  • The relics of St. Theodore in the chapel to the right of the apse.

An interesting historical anecdote: Pope Alexander III took refuge in this church, disguised a pilgrim, when on the run from Emperor Frederic Barberossa.

The church is quite close to Merciano, Venice’s main shopping area.

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  • Church Of San Salvatore Address: Sestiere di S.Marco, 4835, 30122 Venezia, Italy, Venice
  • Church Of San Salvatore Contact Number: +39-0415236717
  • Church Of San Salvatore Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Church Of San Salvatore: 00:30 Mins
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  • 1.16% of people who visit Venice include Church Of San Salvatore in their plan

  • 50% of people start their Church Of San Salvatore visit around 2 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Church Of San Salvatore

Wednesday and Saturday

50% of people prefer walking in order to reach Church Of San Salvatore

People normally club together Grand Canal and Bridge Of Sighs while planning their visit to Church Of San Salvatore.

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