San Gregorio Church

Venice, Italy

San Gregorio is a former church founded in the 9th century and, in the 13th century, it became a Benedictine abbey. In the mid-15th century it was rebuilt to the current appearance under design by Antonio da Cremona. In 1775, after a long period of crisis, the monastery was closed and in 1807, after the Napoleonic occupation of Italy, also the parish church was suppressed. Deconsecrated, it was converted in a mint laboratory and then an art restoration center. It is now closed and not used.

It has a Gothic exterior with an ogival portal, elongated mullioned windows with ogival top, and apse.



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Dorsoduro 170, Venice, Italy
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Italy

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Metin Esgin (3 years ago)
Interesting old church from 9th century, now used for different purposes. An wxhibition is a good cause to go but it is not a destination.
Oleg Naumov (3 years ago)
Very beautiful church. Real monument of medieval culture and architecture.
Mohammed Al-Mosawi (4 years ago)
Claudio Amidei (4 years ago)
Nice in the outside, but I never made it to see it on the inside!
Yuri Kon (4 years ago)
There's cool galleries at the back of it as well
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