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Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth - Chiesa degli Scalzi

Fondamenta dei Scalzi, 57 | Cannaregio 54, Venice, Italy
+39 041 715115
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Beauty to admire before a departing train

If you are waiting for your train in Venezia S.L., why not spend a little time in this late-1600s... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2017
Jay Y
Houston, Texas
Wow, but needs interior light

People walk by this church a thousand times a day. I have been to Venice many times, and not gone... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
Diana W
Denver, Colorado
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
26 Feb 2017
“Beauty to admire before a departing train”
21 Feb 2017
“Wow, but needs interior light”
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Fondamenta dei Scalzi, 57 | Cannaregio 54, Venice, Italy
+39 041 715115
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

If you are waiting for your train in Venezia S.L., why not spend a little time in this late-1600s church? Although it's next to a busy transport hub, Chiesa degli Scalvi (Church of the Barefooted) is somehow a hidden gem that countless people would walk...More

1  Thank Jay Y
Reviewed 21 February 2017

People walk by this church a thousand times a day. I have been to Venice many times, and not gone in. It is sooo worth a visit. The whole interior is Baroque, with a great ceiling, but it is not lit. What a disappointment there....More

Thank Diana W
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We wandered in here by chance and were blown away. It has some of the most ornate, detailed decoration and unbelievable frescoes to admire. One of my favourite churches to visit.

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 30 October 2016

One of the biggest and most beautiful churches in Venice,with a very rich decorated facade.Placed close to Santa Lucia train station,overlooking the Grand Canal.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This church,placed close to Santa Lucia train station,is one of the most beautiful in Venice.Big and with a rich adorned facade.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Nice architectural design. Open to groups, singles and families. Groups have the privilege to book an appointment so space, time and other things necessary can be arranged for tgeir arrival.

Thank Abimbola A
Reviewed 14 April 2016

As we got out of the train station, this church was the first building we saw. It doesn't look like much from the side but the front façade is great. Built in the late 1600's, this baroque church is striking on the waterfront. Inside, like...More

Thank JT_Turner3
Reviewed 3 August 2013 via mobile

The most incredible interior....painted ceilings.....carvings.....well worth a visit. Right next to the train station. Free entry.

1  Thank Roozin
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Contrary to other reviews this church is amazingly beautiful and well worth a visit, IMO. We were waiting on our hotel room to be ready and this church was right around the corner from where we were staying - Hotel Principe. We stumbled upon it...More

Thank spawithlisab
Reviewed 29 February 2012

We took a quick look inside the Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth while waiting for out train leaving Venice a couple weeks back. Unfortunately, there is little to see inside this, less attractive, more functional church in Venice. By local standards, it lacks the...More

Thank BradJill
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Donald M
Is the Chorus Pass included for this church?
22 March 2017|
Response from Jay Y | Reviewed this property |
No, but this church is completely free, with or without the pass