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30135 Santa Croce Venice

30135 Santa Croce Venice


Santa Croce Venice 

The district of Santa Croce Venice owes its name to the district that is the church of Santa Croce church Venice, (considered an important place of worship demolished after the suppression of Napoleon) and Luprio to that area, where there were numerous saline.

The district Santa Croce Venice during the twentieth century has been the impact of the link between Venice and the mainland, first with the construction in the Santa Croce area of ​​Venice Maritime Station and then with the creation of Piazzale Roma, the ' opening of the Rio Novo and the construction of the artificial island-parking Tronchetto, Venice Santa Croce is considered the only district of the lagoon city where there is a small area where you can move with the vehicles, albeit in a very limited but with ample parking for residents and tourists. Venice Santa Croce probably also due to the limited extension, is the least area full of art of the city, is characterized by narrow streets interspersed with a few courses, shopping and business area


What to visit in Santa Croce Venice


San Giacomo dell'Orio.

The church of San Giacomo Dell'Orio was founded in the ninth century, it is one of the oldest churches in Venice. The tradition of St. James Church dell'Orio has it that the requested dates back to 555: according to a record of Marin Sanudo, that says 555 that appeared on the facade.


Church of San Stae Venice

The Church of San Stae was founded in 966 by the families Tron, Zusto and Adoaldo. Destroyed in 1105 by a serious fire, does not mention it and the first certain evidence is a document of 1127, where he is remembered as St. Peter Parish branch Church of St. Nicholas of Tolentino Venice The church of St. Nicholas from Tolentini, was designed and built by Vincenzo Scamozzi between 1591 and 1602.


Church of San Zan Degolà Venice

The church of San Zan Degolà raised to the early eleventh century by the Venier family.


Fontego dei Turchi Venice

Fontego dei Turchi is a historic Venetian building dating back to the thirteenth century, was built around 1225 commissioned by Giacomo Palmieri, consul of the city of Pesaro and identified as the founder of the Pesaro family.


Fondaco of Megio Venice

Fontaco of Megio was build in the thirteenth century by the Republic of Venice, the Fondaco was initially granary. Currently the Fondaco of Megio houses an elementary school.


Palazzo Belloni Battagia.

The Palazzo Belloni Battagia was built on the remains of a pre-existing Gothic building in the mid-seventeenth century, designed by Baldassare Longhena, to be the abode of the Belloni family.

Ca Pesaro Venice

Ca Pesaro Venezia is always considered a grandiose palace, now home to the International Gallery of Modern Art and the Oriental Art Museum in Venice, it was designed in '600 by the architect Baldassarre Longhena by the will of the rich and noble family





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