Chiesa di San Giovanni Elemosinario
Rubbed for luck for centuries, the 1541 statue Il Gobbo (The Hunchback) is now protected by an iron railing. Il Gobbo served as a...
Flanking the Grand Canal, this porticoed complex was designed by Jacopo Sansovino in the mid-16th century.
You'll feel like you've stepped into a Rembrandt painting at venerable Do Mori, a dark, rustic bar with roots in the 15th century. Under...
Search out this authentic neighbourhood osteria (casual tavern) for some of the best cicheti (bar snacks) in town. Armed with...
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Chiesa di San Giovanni Elemosinario information
Hunkering modestly behind skimpy T-shirt kiosks is this soaring Renaissance brick church, built by Scarpagnino after a disastrous fire in 1514 destroyed much of the Rialto area. Cross the darkened threshhold to witness flashes of Renaissance genius: Titian's tender St John the Almsgiver (freshly restored and returned from the Accademia) and gloriously restored dome frescoes of frolicking angels by Pordenone.