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San Pantalon

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Address: Dorsoduro, 3703, Venice, Italy
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Disappointed that the Vivarini masterpiece had been loaned out

We were really looking forward to going to St. Patalon and seeing Vivarini's Coronation of the Virgin. It is a veritable who's who of the saint world. Unfortunately it was out on... read more

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Pleasanton, California
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Pleasanton, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really looking forward to going to St. Patalon and seeing Vivarini's Coronation of the Virgin. It is a veritable who's who of the saint world. Unfortunately it was out on loan to an exhibition at the Accademia so we missed it. They have a nice crucifix there. It looks pretty early. We asked the attendant who it was... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't miss the unbelievable ceiling painting on the inside of this church! We learned on a Venice Free Tours that all the money needed to finish the front of the church went to the painting on the inside. You are not allowed to take pictures but can purchase post cards. Be ready to keep your neck back to see what... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the frescoes by Longhi that are in a tucked away chapel. The ceiling was really incredible but was a story not known to us.

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1 Thank Viv S
Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

far from touristic spots, with a discrete fassade, I was surprised with the huge paitings... this place should be more promoted!

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Coldstream, United Kingdom
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102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

came on this church by chance and popped in. I was blown away by the most amazing ceiling, the painting and art work is awesome. TIP pop into any church you find that is open, you wont be dissapointed

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1 Thank ijdickson
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017

The Ceiling Painting is Extraordinary. I walked all the way from the San Lucia Train Station to see San Pantalon. It was worth it.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 18, 2017

When we went in we thought it would be same as other churches. The frescos that cover the entire ceiling is darker then others but very beautiful.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

A very unassuming outside facade but boy does the ceiling inside make up for it. It is the most stunningly beautiful work of art and a 'must visit' whilst in Venice. Do not miss!

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2017

The ceiling is spectacular. You will need coins to light it. The person inside will have coins. Be aware you can not take photos!!! They watch you like a hawk for it.

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Zadar, Croatia
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Reviewed February 6, 2017

...and see this spectacular painting. Unfinished facade, free entrance I had no idea it has breathtaking ceiling, thanks to Boussola I didn't just pass by it.

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Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighborhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica buttresses the neighborhood to the east. Gondolas bob in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbors exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.
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