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Church, square and some history

Church is a fine combination of an old building, restored and modernized in 16. century church. It... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Miha P
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Maribor, Slovenia
Nice church

Chiesa di San Giovanni in Bragora is quite an interesting church, as long as you enjoy looking at... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Dimitris L
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

Church is a fine combination of an old building, restored and modernized in 16. century church. It is near the central part of Venice and far enough to be more peaceful than some too popular places. Brick façade is not as interesting as the interior.

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Chiesa di San Giovanni in Bragora is quite an interesting church, as long as you enjoy looking at churches. Established in the 8th century, it has had a few remakes and it holds some nice works of religious art. Not very remarkable from the outside,...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The importance of this old (8th century renovated 16 th century) church is due to the intention to host here some relics of John the Baptist and to the fact that A. Vivaldi was baptized here in 1678. The lady keeping this site was proud...More

1  Thank mendi62
Reviewed 30 October 2016

There are so many churches in Venice that you won't be able to visit all,for sure.And this is one of the most less impressive,with a plain,simple red brick facade.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

S. Giovanni in Bragora is a very nice church with an old history that dates back to the Eight Century. The location is great: just behind Riva degli Schiavoni in a quiet and elegant campo. The church was the parish church of little Antonio Vivaldi...More

Thank Vittore P
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We stumbled on this square while walking the streets in Venice. How excited we were when we saw this church and the courtyard it is in. Local kids with their Moms and Nonnas playing all around.

1  Thank MomBarbara
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

In a nice and quiet part of town The entrance is free unlike most churches in Venice There are some beautiful paintings, particularly the one on the main altar depicting Saint John baptizing Jesus Christ by Cima da Conegliano. Other good paintings by artist Vivarini....More

Thank Luisella P
Reviewed 28 June 2014

This lovely, well-proportioned church is definitely worth a visit. It is not open all day so make sure to check the hours before counting on seeing it. The Cima inside is filled with light and you could spend some time studying it. The small square...More

Thank classicalmusictravel
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

It is interesting to find and see this church as it has different design from the usual Venetian style. You may find few similar designs in the city.

Thank AmmarHadi
Reviewed 7 August 2013

Simplicyty often is synonimus to genius. This cannot be more true than for this modest looking and simple chuch, For anyone such as myself passionate about classical music and particularly found of te baroque style this is where the story begins. This is where Antonio...More

1  Thank Jean Pierre V
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