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Chiesa di San Giorgio dei Greci

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The greek-orthodox church of Saint George in Venice is better known as Saint george of Greeks. The church wsa built between 1536 and 1577. The church’s architects were initially Santo Lombardo and later Gianantonio Chiona. For the internal decoration the Confraternity invited from Crete the icon painter Michele Damaskinòs, who painted most of iconostasis
The belltower rises from the precinct of the church of St George, in the centre of which is a decorative well-head.
The tower was built by Bernardo Ongarin in the period 1587-1603. It has been leaning from the time it was built, adding a picturesque touch to the elegant group of monuments.

Address and Info

Address: Castello 3412, 30122, Venezia

AreaVenezia, City Center, Castello

Information

not open to visitors

Opening times: From Monday to Saturday 9am-12.30am and 2.30pm-4.30pm (closed on Tuesday). Saturday 9am-1pm Visit is forbidden during the Masses

Additional information: Orthodox liturgy
Morning service 9.30am
Divine liturgy 10.30am