Church of Santa Maria del Pianto

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The façade of the church.
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The Chiesa di S. Maria del Pianto, or Santa Maria del Pianto as it is locally known, was founded in the year 1649 and is a Catholic church.

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History

The church was founded in in the mid-17th century, facing the Lagoon. The building is a rare octagonal shape was designed by architect Fancesco Contino. The church was suppressed in 1810. The monastery was converted in 1814 to a boys' school and the church held various uses until being reconsecrated in 1851. The church and school are now owned by the nearby hospital and have fallen into disrepair.

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There is no bell tower associated with this church.

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  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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