"The Quintessence of Venetian Vistas" Gondola Tip by mrclay2000

Gondola, Venice: 168 reviews and 283 photos

  Santa Maria della Salute, from Pzta. San Marco
by mrclay2000

Almost more than any other scene or building or vista in Venice, the canalside views of Santa Maria della Salute are among the most magical in a city full of magic. This great church is an early 17th century offering from the city to honor God and the Virgin Mary for stopping a plague that wiped out a third of the inhabitants. Whether you approach from the east or the west, the wonderfully towering cascade of domes is arguably the quintessential view of Venice.

Directions: east end of Grand Canal
Phone: +39 041 528 5075
Website: http://www.gondolavenezia.it/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 25, 2003
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