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Santo Stefano, Venice

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Santo Stefano, Venice

Church of San Stefano
Church in Campo Santo Stefano
Basic information
Location Venice, Italy
Geographic coordinates
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Province Venice
Architectural description
Architectural type Church
Architectural style Gothic
Completed 15th century

The Chiesa di Santo Stefano (Church of St. Stephen) is a large church at the northern end of the Campo Santo Stefano in Venice. It was founded in the 13th century, rebuilt in the 14th century and altered again early in the 15th century, when the fine gothic doorway and ship's keel roof were added. The tall interior is also Gothic and has three apses.

Santo Stefano is parish church of one of the parishes in the Vicariate of San Marco-Castello. The other churches of the parish are San Samuele, San Maurizio, San Vidal and the Oratorio di San Angelo degli Zoppi.

Works of art

Funerary monuments

External links

  • Satellite image from Google Maps (at the top end of the long Campo Santo Stefano)
  • Adrian Fletcher's Paradoxplace Venice Pages – Santo Stefano (photos)
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