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Santa Maria della Salute

1631 - 1687

Why is it canonical?

A prime example of Italian Baroque architecture, this church is now one of Venice's most recognizable landmarks, occupying a prime position at the head of the grand canal. Its details, such as the double columns and octagonal shape, became hallmarks of Venetian architecture.

Locations

Venice Italy

Periods

Baroque

Media

Architecture

Images and Videos

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Baldassare Longhena, Santa Maria della Salute

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