Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo
The church of the SS. John and Paul may be called Pantheon of the Doges. Already by the end of the 13th century four doges were buried here.
“The monuments inside this church are the most impressive in all Venice ! Go see them !”
Point of Interest
“The Bridge of Sighs is a foamous bridge in Venice. The enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, has windows with stone bars, passes over the Rio di Palazzo, and connects the New Prison (Prigioni Nuove) to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace. It was designed by Antonio Contino, whose uncle Antonio da Ponte designed the Rialto Bridge, and it was built in 1600. ”
“Pre-19th Century art to take your breath away! Includes the largest collection of Venetian art. The old part of the building itself is grand and magnificient, definitely worth visiting!”
“Known by Venetians as simply "Salute". After Venice experienced an unusually devastating outbreak of the plague. As an offering for the city's deliverance from the pestilence, the Republic of Venice vowed to build and dedicate a church to Our Lady of Health (or of Deliverance, Italian: Salute).”