Church of Mendicanti

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The façade of the church.
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The Chiesa di S. Lazzaro dei Mendicanti, or I Mendicanti as it is locally known, was founded in the year 1636 and is a Catholic church.

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History

The church is named for Medicant Friars who founded the church along with a hospice in 1600. The church itself was not completed and consecrated until 1673. The hospice is now a city hospital, and access to the church is limited through the hospital.

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Structure of Building

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Bell Tower of San Lazzaro dei Mendicanti

Floor Map

The image below depicts the floor plan of I Mendicanti, 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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