Summer Trip 2016 Part 13 – Venice VI

Venice

Part number 6 of the 2016 visit to Venice in Italy. It is also the last day in Venice. The next morning we drove further east towards Slovenia. So lets dive into the last day!

Day two of Venice
We are on the last leg of this map

Graffiti at the Calle Avvocati
Graffiti at the Calle Avvocati

At the Canal Grande looking towards the Rialto Bridge
At the Canal Grande looking towards the Rialto Bridge

Selfie time at the Rio de S. Salvador
Selfie time at the Rio de S. Salvador

One of the many shops in the small streets of Venice
One of the many shops in the small streets of Venice

So many details
So many details

Maria

Venice

Venice

Daniele Manin sculpture
The patriot Daniele Manin sculpted by Luigi Borro in 1875.

Winged lion at Manin square
A large winged lion lies at the base of Daniele Manin's statue. Behind you see the façade of the Cassa di Risparmio di Venezia from 1964. Quite a contrast to the rest of the buildings at the square.

Chiesa di San Zaccaria

The first church on this site was said to have been founded by Saint Magnus in the 7th century. But there is no 100% proof of that left. The first documented church was built here by Doge Agnello Partecipazio. It was dedicated to Zacharias the father of John the Baptist. His bones were sent as a gift to Venice by the Byzantine Emperor Leo V while the church was being built. In the 1170s the church was rebuild and finally replaced by a Gothic church in the 15th century. Almost every wall and the ceiling is covered with paintings by 17th and 18th century artists.
The crypt below is from the older church and the eight tombs of early doges down there are usually covered by water.

Chiesa di San Zaccaria

Detail from the Chiesa di San Zaccaria

Inside the Chiesa di San Zaccaria

Inside the Chiesa di San Zaccaria

San Zaccaria Altarpiece by Giovanni Bellini. Napoleon did steal this one when he captured Venice. The next 20 years it did spend in Paris.
San Zaccaria Altarpiece by Giovanni Bellini. Napoleon did steal this one when he captured Venice. The next 20 years it did spend in Paris.

Inside the Chiesa di San Zaccaria

Presentazione di Maria al tempio from Antonio Vassilacchi
Presentazione di Maria al tempio from Antonio Vassilacchi

Inside the Chiesa di San Zaccaria

Inside the Chiesa di San Zaccaria

San Zaccaria in Gloia from Gerolama Pellegrini
San Zaccaria in Gloia from Gerolama Pellegrini

Adoration of the Magi by Niccolò Bambini
Adoration of the Magi by Niccolò Bambini

Inside the Chiesa di San Zaccaria

Inside the Chiesa di San Zaccaria

Inside the Chiesa di San Zaccaria

Looking down the Rio del Greci to the tower of the Chiesa San Giorgio dei Greci
Looking down the Rio del Greci to the tower of the Chiesa San Giorgio dei Greci

Speed trap on the bridge at the Riva S. Biasio
Speed trap on the bridge at the Riva S. Biasio

Entrance of the Arsenale die Venezia

Entrance of the Arsenale die Venezia

The lion at the Arsenale die Venezia

The lion at the Arsenale die Venezia

Inside the San Martino

The original church was build in the 10th century and rebuild from 1546 to 1610. It is named after St Martin of Tours.

San Martino

San Martino

The central ceiling fresco from Domenico Bruni
The central ceiling fresco from Domenico Bruni

San Martino

San Martino
The organ was constructed by Pietro Nachini

And this was the last picture of Venice for this trip!

The 2016 visit to Venice in Italy

You find part 1 here : Venice without Tourists and the best Place to stay for small Money
Part 2 here: Summer Trip 2016 Part 9: Venice II
Part 3 here: Summer Trip 2016 Part 10 – Venice III
Part 4 here: Summer Trip 2016 Part 11 – Venice IV
Part 5 here: Summer Trip 2016 Part 12 – Venice V
And part 6 here: You are here

 
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Author: Marc Hastenteufel

I like to travel and i like to snap pictures! My mother got me a Eurorail ticket when i was 15 and together with 2 friends we adventured into France. This was the beginning of a new addiction. I do like to take pictures so one thing leads to another and on this site i want to share some of my pictures and some of my trips with you! Now i am on the road for more than 6 months every year. Visiting old friends and making new friends while exploring this big blue ball.

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