Church of San Silvestro

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The façade of the church.
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The Chiesa di S. Silvestro, or San Silvestro as it is locally known, was founded in the year 884 and is a Catholic church.

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History

Founded in the 9th century, this church was rebuilt in the 15th and 17th centuries. The church seen today was constructed in the 19th century after the church began to crumble. The façade however was not completed until the 1900s. A few statues from the 17th century rendition remain just inside the doorway, but all else has been lost.

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Structure of Building

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Bell Tower of San Silvestro

Floor Map

The image below depicts the floor plan of San Silvestro, 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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