Church of San Polo
The façade of the church.
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The Chiesa di S. Paolo Apostolo, or San Polo (Church) as it is locally known, was founded in the year 837 and is a Catholic church.
This church was founded in the 9th century by the Doges Pietro Tradonico and Orso Parecipazio. The church was later rebuilt in the 12th, 15th and 19th centuries which destroyed several pieces of art work including mosaics and an altar front. The 19th century restoration did, however, uncover a previously hidden ship's keel roof and window on the façade.
Structure of Building
The image below depicts the floor plan of San Polo (Church), including the location of the Church Floor Artifacts.
- ↑ Lorenzetti, Giulio. “Venice and its Lagoon: Historical-Artistic Guide” Edizoni LINT S.R.L. Italy. 1994.
- ↑ Cotton, Jeff. “Churches of Venice” 2012. http://churchesofvenice.co.uk/index.htm