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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari is home to several Venetian Renaissance masterpiece, including Giovanni Bellini's triptych "Madonna and Child with Saints" and Titan's "Assumptions" and "Pesaro Madonna." This Italian Gothic-style church was built in the mid-13th century. It has many funerary monuments, including Titan's. Pick up an audio guide to learn more about the history of the church, its artworks, and the significant people whose remains lie here. The church enforces a strict no-photos policy, but you can purchase postcards from the gift shop. With our online itinerary creator, Venice attractions like Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari Reviews
On your walking route from the Rialto bridge to the Galleria dell'Accademia, don't miss this imposing brick edifice that is one of the city's three notable churches. It also hosts a precious... more »
Inside this basilica lies a lot of tombs of the old doges of the city but also the tomb of musician Monteverdi! The doges lies in splendid nearly macabre tombs and its a most see for the persons That.... more »
Two words - JUST GO! The best 3 € I’ve ever spent. This Basilica runs a close second next to San Marco. It’s rather simple exterior belies the beauty of the priceless art inside. We were 2 of less than a couple of dozen people inside at 10am on a Saturday morning. St. Mark’s on the other hand had throngs! If crowds aren’t your thing and you’d like to see one of Italy’s most important Franciscan sites, it’s a 5 minute walk from the San Toma vaporetto stop.
This was my third visit to this basilica. I always listen to the free Rick Steves audio tour. Excellent. There is something truly unique and wonderful about seeing art where it was intended. That coupled with the unique and historically significant pieces cinch it for me. Well worth the time and visit!
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