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There are no certain sources on the dating of the bell tower of Santa Caterina but its architectural characteristics attribute it to the fourteenth century, as well as one of its bells. Before the Benedictine monastery...

The church of Santa Croce overlooked the Grand Canal while the apse overlooked the Rio dei Tolentini. The façade was severe and austere, composed of three notable portals, the largest of which, in particular, was...

The church was first built in 1076 to the request of the Elia family and later rebuilt in 1105 following its destruction in a major fire. It suffered the same fate in the second half of the 17th century, and was...

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