San Giorgio Maggiore overlooking Bacino di San Marco

San Giorgio Maggiore overlooking Bacino di San Marco

San Giorgio

San Giorgio, overlooking Bacino di San Marco and Canale di San Marco

by Canale San Giogio .

 

The renowned complex was built on the Island of San Giorgio Maggoire

in 1559 - 1580.  It was originally a  Benedictine Monastry that was rebuilt

in the 13th century after an earthquake cause severe damage.

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