Tuesday, June 25, 2013

San Giorgio Maggiore

I particularly wanted to see St. Giorgio Maggiore, dramatically sited across the lagoon, so onto the vaporetto (water taxi) we hopped to visit. Designed by Palladio, it’s a 16th century Benedictine church set on an island of the same name.


An elevator to the top provides you with sweeping views of the private boat berths...

 ... its lovely parterre gardens

 ...the Riva degli Shiavoni opposite

...and how not to visit Venice:

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