Rating: 7,9/10 (900 votes)
The Church of Madonna dell ’ Orto is located in the Cannaregio area.
The temple was originally dedicated to Saint Christopher, and its current name was given after the statue The Virgin Mary and Child was found in a nearby town and installed in a church.
The cathedral was built in the Gothic style. A distinctive feature of the church – bulbous dome. The facade of the building was made of pink brick and decorated with rich carvings. The main portal of the church was made in a combination of the Renaissance and Gothic style, topped with a sculpture of St. Christopher.
As a result of the flooding that occurred in 1966, the church was seriously damaged. In addition to the facade, the interior of the temple was damaged, and paintings by Tintoretto were also damaged. However, soon within the framework of the program `` Save Venice '' the temple and paintings have been completely restored.
The temple houses the tomb of the great painter of the 16th century – Tintoretto, who was a parishioner of this cathedral. Some of his paintings are also kept here, the most notable of which are The Last Judgment. and 'Adoration of the Golden Calf'.
The Church of the Madonna dell 'Orto, along with other attractions in Venice, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
We also recommend reading Church of San Domenico Maggiore in Italy, Naples resort
Topic: Church of Madonna dell'Orto in Italy, Venice resort.