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Monuments | Venipedia®


Battistero di San Giovanni Battista a Torcello

Of the Baptistery - which once constituted one of the Early Christian architectural elements together with the cathedral, the bell tower and the martyrium - are today only a few remnants from the primitive construction...


Campanile della Valverde o di Sant'Angelo

The fourteenth-century bell tower of Valverde or Sant 'Angelo is located in the north-eastern area of ​​the island of Mazzorbo, where once there was a religious complex of considerable size, a witness that survived the...


Campanile di San Marco

St Mark’s Bell Tower, the highest building in Venice, is located in front of the St Mark’s Basilica, in front of the corner of the Sansovino Library. The base is a square...


Campanile di Santa Caterina

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...


Colonna di Murano

Prior to 1902 it was located was at the mouth of the Rio dei Vetrai and, apparently, supported the statue of the Doge Domenico Contarini, particularly loved by the Murano people as he had granted them the privilege of...


Colonne di Piazza San Marco

The columns of St Mark’s Square are tall and slender pillars in pink and gray marble and granite, positioned at the entrance to the Saint Mark’s area towards the waterfront and lagoon of San Marco; different crafts are...


Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II

On the Riva degli Schiavoni there is the monument dedicated to Vittorio Emanuele II, king of Italy (1820-1878). Vittorio Emanuele II supported Cavour's policy, participated in the Second War of Independence and...


Monumento funebre di Daniele Manin

There are various monuments dedicated to Daniele Manin - both internal and external - in memory of the importance of the role he fulfilled in the city and for the city. These include the Campo Manin along with the...


Torre Massimiliana

After the fall of the Serenissima in 1797, the militarization of the Venetian lagoon began by the French and Austro-Hungarian governments which established the Maritime Stronghold in Forti Staccati; this involved the...


Trono di Attila

The island of Torcello was one of the first lands - together with Chioggia, Cavarzere, Malamocco, Rialto and Grado - to welcome the huge influx of Venetians from the mainland in 568 AD, when the Lombards invaded their...