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San Francesco della Vigna

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

2786 Castello, Campo San Francesco, Venice, 30122

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S. San Francesco della Vigna - Save Venice
The church of San Francesco della Vigna, begun by Jacopo Sansovino in 1534, was designed in concordance with Renaissance theories of harmonic proportion to replace an older Gothic church. Built for the Observant Franciscans, the structure was complete by 1554, but Palladio added the façade fift...
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San Francesco della Vigna to the waterfront Travel Guide
is not, at first sight, an attractive district. The church of Santa Maria del Pianto, so prominent on the city's maps, turns out to be an abandoned hulk, and is barely visible over its surrounding wall. Cross the Rio di Santa Giustina and you're confronted by the shabby, graffiti-plastered church of...
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San Francesco della Vigna - Side Portal - Save Venice
Three stone reliefs, encased in roundels, are located above the doorway. The first roundel contains the letters IHS (the abbreviation of the name Jesus in Greek) in a disk surrounded by flames. This is the symbol of San Bernardino, a canonized Franciscan friar from Siena, who also preached in Venice...
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Venice in Peril - The British Committee for the Preservation of Venice
The church of San Francesco della Vigna takes its name from a vineyard left to the newly-founded Order of St Francis in 1253. The medieval aisled church built on the site was replaced in 1534 by Doge Andrea Gritti and Brother Francesco Zorzi, the mathematician and philosopher; their ideas were embod...
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