San Zaccaria in Venice

The 15th century San Zaccaria church  is adorned with paintings by Bellini, Titian, and Tintoretto.

The 15th century San Zaccaria church  is adorned with paintings by Bellini, Titian, and Tintoretto. | Photo credit: Rodney/Flickr

San Zaccaria Overview

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The church boasts of a stunning Renaissance exterior, a part of which has been designed by Mauro Codussi. However, post Mauro’s death, the church’s construction was completed in 1515. The church exhibits a great example of Venetian architecture, you can also see Romanesque crypt here. As you step inside the church, you would notice the walls of the church have been adorned with paintings by Bellini, Titian, Tintoretto and Van Dyck. Don’t miss the Giovanni Bellini’s Virgin Enthroned with Jesus, an Angel Musician and Saints which is the show stealer of the church.

It is believed that the church has remains of St Zacharias and one of the ancient tombs of the dodges in Venice. A must visit for historical buffs, both interior and exterior of the church is well designed. Make sure you reach early during weekends to visit this church as the crowd keeps growing with every passing hour.

  • Opening Closing Time 10 am to 12 noon and 4 pm to 6 pm (Monday –Saturday);
    4 pm to 6 pm (Sunday)

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Campo San Zaccaria, 4693, 30122 Venezia, Italy