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Church of San Giacomo di Rialto

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According to tradition, this is the oldest church in Venice: the story goes that the church was founded to mark the establishment of a trading outpost on the Rialto islands by three Paduan consuls on 25 March 421. What is certain is that is was built at the end of the 11C near a busy market, a scene which remains unchanged to this day. Aside from its clock, note (inside) its columns of Greek marble and the Venetian Byzantine capitals.

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  • Address : Campo San-Giacomo-di-Rialto I - 30125 Venezia30125Venezia

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