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Campo Santissimo Redentore 1 | Giudecca, 30133 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

It was great to get off of the beaten path and see Venice from this side of the city but this church....disappointing. I did not take a pic but probably the chubbier that Jesus I have seen in a painting. Check it out on the...More

Thank macsterling
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

In the 16th century Venice experienced a disastrous plague that killed 50,000 people including the Artist known as Titan. The Doge promise God to build a great church if the plague would end. So came into being the Church of the Redeemer or Redentore. On...More

1  Thank fireman452
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Having visited San Giorgio last year we decided to explore il Redentore, a little further along the Giudecca. Like many Venetian churches, other than St Mark's, il Redentore is bright and airy inside and also relatively quiet and peaceful at most times. There is an...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I'd say this is more for architecture lovers as the interior is fairly plain (albeit spacious and light), but the exterior displays some unusual and innovative features. It's one of my '1,001 buildings you must see before you die' so a trip across the water...More

1  Thank Adam S
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This 16th century church, located on Giudecca and fronting Giudecca Canal dominates the skyline. Designed by Palladio and built as a votive, for thanks from deliverance from a plague. Atop the dome is a figure of Christ the Redeemer

1  Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The outside of this church is quite beautiful. We did not get a chance to go inside. There were many that I have to describe in that fashion as there are many churches in Venice.

2  Thank Julian S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

You are on La Giudecca island, the church is pretty pretty, not too much selfiesticks around, AND you have a fantastic view to San Marco, la Dogana. You can have a quick local lunch at the snack next door

2  Thank Bernard A
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Ordinary visitors go to the church and back to the crowd of Venice. Real visitors sit down and admire architecture and paintings and visit monastery, too. It is real pearl with all yards, arcades, trees and gardens. You need enough time and some money for...More

1  Thank Miha P
Reviewed 29 May 2016

I am with Ruskin in that the Gothic and Romanesque style are better than the Renaissance. However, Palladio did an excellent job designing this church, and the proportions are excellent. Being on Giudecca it has many fewer visitors than the old city, so it is...More

1  Thank dven8
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

Catching a number 2 waterbus will take you to this church. Entrance is €3. The church itself is very attractive and impressive and I really wish I'd left after that, but then we entered the Sacristy...it should come with a warning, because as well as...More

3  Thank DisarminglyCharming
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Giudecca is a retreat for Venetians away from the
crowds. Symbolically, six metal teeth represent
Venice’s six sestieri (districts); the seventh,
Guidecca, points away from the others – part of
Dorsoduro, but separated by the Giudecca Canal.
Giudecca evolved from a center of shipyards and
factories to a quiet residential area with a
sprinkling of restaurants and bars. The majestic
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12 May 2016|
Response from DisarminglyCharming | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I've been to Venice about 10 times now and stayed at a variety of locations including Maestre and several hotels around San Marco etc. I've also visited the Lido and Guidecca but not stayed there. I haven't been for the... More
27 June 2015|
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