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Santamaria dellavisitazione

REBECCAC84: I bet the view from the top is awesome!

Located on the waterfront, Santa Maria della Visitazione is the second church in Venice with that name, making it easy to show up at the wrong wedding.

The church was founded in the 1400s and dedicated to St. Jerome, the patron saint of librarians and encyclopaedia writers, but then, was rededicated to the Virgin’s visit with Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptiste, perhaps because visits are usually accompanied by food and are quite simply more fun.

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