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Chiesa della Madonna dell'Orto

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Address: | Cannaregio 3512, Venice, Italy
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Madonna dell Or to is my favorite church in Venice

Madonna dell Or to is my favorite church in Venice. It has many masterpieces. My favorite is Tintorretto's: The Vision of St. Peter.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Leo P
Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a small and average for such a great artist tintoretto, burried here.North East to the Jewish Gheto and in less touristic area of Venice. Is it not a must visit but it is some kind of gratitude to the great artist. Admission of 2 or 3 Euros is requested..

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Madonna dell Or to is my favorite church in Venice. It has many masterpieces. My favorite is Tintorretto's: The Vision of St. Peter.

Thank Leo P
Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This large, but unremarkable exterior in a fairly remote part of the city, belies the art treasures inside - three large master works by Tintoretto. If you are an art lover, this is a must see.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So I love Tintoretto the painter. Several of his works are here and so is he. It is off the beaten path so it not full of tourists, only art lovers. Walk around, say hello to the master.

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

I found this church facade rather delightful. The white outlines against the red brick is a feature that stands out, even among the churches of Venice. We did not manage to see the inside of the church, but as with every other church, I believe it would be worthwhile to go inside.

Thank Julian S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This is not the most beautiful church in Venice however, as the star of the show is the artwork of Jacopo Tintoretto, It is perhaps fitting that the church itself takes a back seat. In particular the two huge teleri either side of the chancel, Last Judgement & Adoration of the Golden Calf are stunning. €3 is a very modest... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

This 14th century church is a must-see for those who are into art. This was one battleground in the rivalry between Tiziano (Titian) and Tintoretto. Tintoretto's three master pieces are here: his Last Judgement, The Worship of the Golden Calf and The Presentation of Mary in the Temple. The are other Tintoretto's and Titians in the church as well. The... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

You can get here easily by vaporettos #5.1 or 5.2 It's in the quite sestier (district) of CannaRegio, (N.E. part). It's a relatively simple church where Tintoretto is buried (although it is still very large) and contains quite a number of his works. It is named after a statue that was moved here from a garden after becoming a pilgrimage... More 

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Perchtoldsdorf, Österreich
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Located in the Canageggio distric of Venice Chiesa della Madonna dell`Orto One is one of the largest churches of Venice, named after a statue of Vergin Maria having miraculous power, it is said. The church can be visited daily, please check opening hours, entrance fee. The church contains outstanding artworks by Titian, Bellini, and Tintoretto. In the backyard of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Well, we did not manage to get in, as there were other places as priority. But this was the first object, that we had to find, so we could find our hotel. Yes, I did look it up in map, but I got lost, accidentally. Worth seeing, maybe next time.

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Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighbourhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
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