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Basilica di S. Maria della Salute

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Campo della Salute, Venice, 30124

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Basilica di S. Maria della Salute, Venice, Italy : Reviews of Basilica di S. Maria della Salute - Yahoo! Travel
Designed by 20-year-old Longhena, this church is a masterpiece of 17th-century architecture. The dominating feature is its octagonal dome, which contains a lant...
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Santa Maria della Salute, Venice - Reviews of Santa Maria della Salute - IgoUgo
This church was started in 1630 for the city recovery from plague and is called Salute because of that, since Salute means health, salvation. It took its architect, Baldassare Longhena, all his life to build it and it was finished in 1687, 5 years after his death. This is a very large Baroque church...
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Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute - Venice, Italy
, who painted St Mark enthroned with SS Cosmas, Damian, Sebastian and Roch, the altarpiece of the great sacristy, as well as ceiling paintings of David and Goliath, Abraham and Isaac and Cain and Abel, and eight tondi of the Doctors of the Church and the Evangelists, all in the great sacristy, and P...
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SANTA MARIA DELLA SALUTE - Venice Italy
The basilica,Santa Maria della Salute stands on the edge of the Grand Canal of Venice. rising over the lagoon, reflecting its bright surface in the water. The church was built in thanksgiving for the deliverance from the terrible pestilence of 1630 (Black Death). Hence the name Salute which means he...
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