Church of Le Penitenti

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The façade of the church.
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The Chiesa di S. Maria delle Penitenti, or Le Penitenti as it is locally known, was founded in the year 1763 and is a Catholic church.

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History

Santa Maria dei Penitenti was founded in the 18th century by Santa Maria as a hospice for fallen women. The church was designed to mimic Palladio's Church of San Zitelle. The church's façade remains unfinished since its design in 1845.

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The bell tower associated with this church is There is no bell tower associated with this church..

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The image below depicts the floor plan of Le Penitenti, including the location of the Church Floor Artifacts.

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References

  1. Lorenzetti, Giulio. “Venice and its Lagoon: Historical-Artistic Guide” Edizoni LINT S.R.L. Italy. 1994.
  2. Cotton, Jeff. “Churches of Venice” 2012. http://churchesofvenice.co.uk/index.htm

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