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The Church of San Cassiano is a church in Venice located in the San Polo area.
The church was named after Saint Cassiano – patron saint of teachers, from Imola. Cassiano was the bishop of Brescia and took death from his own disciples. Today in the church you can see a painting by the painter Antonio Balestra depicting this event.
The bell tower, erected in the 13th century, adjoins the cathedral. The facade of the church is rather modest, a large-scale reconstruction was carried out in the 19th century.
The temple also contains paintings by Tintoretto – famous painter of the XVI century, such as `` Descent into Purgatory '' raquo;,"Resurrection" and 'Crucifixion'.
The Church of San Cassiano, along with other attractions in Venice, has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Topic: Church of San Cassiano in Italy, Venice resort.