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Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta di Torcello



The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is the lagoon's oldest building: founded in 639, it's a splendid example of the Veneto-Byzantine style. The portico and the ornamental motifs on the facade are of particular interest, as is the marble caldding and the splendid mosaics in the interior.

Address and Info

Address: Torcello, 30012, Venezia

AreaVenezia, Islands, Torcello

Tel.: 041 730119



Getting there: Line 12 from Fondamenta Nuove to Burano, from Burano to Torcello line 9

Opening times: from March to October 10.30am-6pm, last entrance 30 minutes before closing time; from November to February 10am-5pm, daily, last entrance 30 minutes before closing time.

Additional information
The Holy Mass is celebrated in the church of Santa Fosca nearby:

Holidays at 10.30am


The Bell-tower, closed for restoration, will be temporarily open from 1 to 15 April 2013, for details tel. 041730119



Full price:  5

Reduced price:  4

Reduced price for: groups min 10 persons and under 12 years old; free of charge under 6 years old