Chiesa di San Nicolo al Lido, Venice

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Home to the remains of St. Nicholas, Chiesa di San Nicolo al Lido serves as one of Venice's traditional and symbolic boundaries. Originally constructed during the Middle Ages, much of the church's external architecture dates from the 16th and 17th centuries. For many sailors, this chapel was their final sight before leaving the city, and the relics of St. Nicholas, the patron saint of sailors, only reinforced its significance. Pay a visit to the historical building, located along the outskirts of the city near the airport, and you'll find a church rather plain in appearance, but featuring an ornate interior full of statues and reliefs. Note that the outer facade of the building remains unfinished. Put Chiesa di San Nicolo al Lido into our Venice trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Venice.
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  • I managed to get there. But first it was closed, made calls on phones that are written on the front door and later opened the temple. My friend is very happy that she was able to get in and touch the relics
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  • Wonderful temple with a beautiful shrine. Is far away from the Lido Pier walk two kilometers. The relics themselves hidden in a sarcophagus with a little muddy glass. Nearby is an icon-the gift of the ROC too with a little moshhevikom of St. Nicholas. In addition, the Church has a number of beautiful murals on the walls. Works up to 12:00, but no one progonjal and later. Near the relics, as well as near an icon of our Lady of the candles and stand "washers" of wax for 2 and 0.5 respectively (self-service). With its maloljudnosti, the Church gives the impression of quite intimate. By the way, it is visible and with the southern shore of Venice, especially good-from Saint Helena.
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  • It is a beautiful little church, I was very excited to leave my name in the visitors book but unfortunately didn’t get a chance to pray the guard kick me out very rude, this is supposed to be a place for all of us...I was very respectful, I wasn’t even trying to take pictures 🙄
  • Old venerable historical. Interesting certain. Visit worth it
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