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Chiesa della Madonna dell'Orto

Fondamenta Madonna dell'Orto, 3512 | Cannaregio 3512, Venice, Italy
+39 041 719933
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Fondamenta Madonna dell'Orto, 3512 | Cannaregio 3512, Venice, Italy
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"buried here"
in 8 reviews
"parish church"
in 6 reviews
"red brick"
in 4 reviews
"last judgement"
in 4 reviews
"fabulous paintings"
in 3 reviews
"cannaregio district"
in 4 reviews
"saint agnes"
in 2 reviews
"largest churches"
in 2 reviews
"major works"
in 2 reviews
"vaporetto stop"
in 6 reviews
"quiet area"
in 3 reviews
"an art lover"
in 2 reviews
"off the beaten path"
in 5 reviews
"main altar"
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"entrance fee"
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"tintoretto"
in 53 reviews
"statue"
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Attractively built well maintained church which houses several large works by Tintoretto. spellbinding to view away from crowded museums/galleries. Closes an hour around lunch.

Thank tonyr596
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

This church has an elegant façade which continues into the light-filled interior. The neighborhood and the church itself are not too crowded, so the airy interior provides a peaceful respite from the tourists. The artwork was nice as well.

Thank Dave J
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

This is Tinteretto's parish church and where he is buried. It probably isn't the best place to see his amazing paintings (try the Accademia and S Georgio Maggiore) but his Presentation of the Virgin is wonderful. And you can find lovely bars round the corrner

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We are staying this side of Venice, Cannaregio, and passed this church several times. Today we stopped in. They have a small fee to enter, but it is well worth it. The famous painter Tintoretto is buried here and some of his epic paintings are...More

1  Thank Thomas K
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Sadly, 25 years ago a magnificent artwork by Bellini was stolen from this church. The style is great although the interior is a bit dark. The 3 euros entrance fee will contribute to the maintenance of the church. The calm courtyard next door is a...More

1  Thank rgrol
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

We were in Venice over Easter staying at the Boscolo Venezia right next to this lovely church. We had originally planned on attending mass at Basilica San Marco but the crowds were unbelievable on Easter. Instead, we chose to go to C. Madonna dell Orto....More

1  Thank realmainiac
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Madonna dell´Orto lies completely hidden in the north of Cannaregio. It is also rightly called "Tintoretto church", because the famous painter (1518-1594) lived here near it, adorning it with some of his finest works and was eventually buried in it. Two big paintings from Tintoretto...More

2  Thank Ralf K
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

If you have even a vague interest in art, this church, packed with Tintoretto as it is, is a must. The two huge scenes on either side of the altar are worth the trip alone.

Thank Tony B
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This church contains some extraordinary Tintoretto canvases as well as his tomb. Sadly a Bellini Madonna & Child was stolen from this church and has never been recovered.

Thank Jenny L
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Chiesa della Madonna dell`Orto located at the corner of the Canaeggio district facing San Michele Island is one of the largest churches in venice, the orign of nearby San Marziale church dates back before year 1.000. Named after the staue of Virgin Maria and her...More

Thank Herbert B
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Response from AlwaysLovesToTravel1 | Reviewed this property |
Nope. The church is in a residential area of Venice and away from most of the tourist attractions and crowds. So unless you have the misfortune of arriving the same time as a tour group does, you'll have the church mostly... More
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