Church of Santa Maria and San Donato

Local nameBasilica dei Santi Maria e Donato
LocationVenice, Italy

This church (one of the oldest churches in Venice dating back to the 7th century) will surely catch your eye with its terracotta facade and simple elegant structure. However, its true highlight that makes it worthy of attention is the lovely Byzantine mosaic pavement inside it. You can also find bones of a dragon here - or so the legend says.

Tags Place of WorshipChristianCatholicChurchByzantine ArchitectureRomanesque Architecture
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Opening hours

Mon - Sat: 8.30 am - noon, 4 pm - 7 pm
Sun: 4 pm 6 pm

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Santa_Maria_e_San_Donato

Info http://www.churchesofvenice.co.uk/islands.htm#santimariaedon

Phone +39 041 739056

Address Campo San Donato, 11, Venice 30141, Italy

Coordinates 45°27'26.962" N 12°21'25.8" E

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