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San Zaccaria, Venice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaSan Zaccaria is a church in Venice, northern Italy, dedicated to St. Zacharias, the father of John the Baptist, whose body it supposedly contains (under the second altar on the right). It is a large edifice, located in the quiet Campo San Zaccaria, just off the waterfront to the south east of St. Mark's basilica.
San Zaccaria Reviews - Venice, City of Venice Attractions - TripAdvisorBook your tickets online for Chiesa di San Zaccaria, Venice: See 423 reviews, articles, and 228 photos of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, ranked No.35 on TripAdvisor among 618 attractions in Venice.
My Venice Blog: San ZaccariaThe church of San Zaccaria was once attached to one of the most influential convents in Venice, to which only daughters of the most important patrician families were admitted. The Benedictine convent was established in 829 and its abbess was always the sister or a close relative of the doge. Once a year, on September 13th, the anniversary of its consecration, the doge, accompanied by the entire Signoria, would visit the church. Agostina Morosini, an early abbess of the convent, is said to have given Doge Pietro Tradonico (836/7-864), the first corno ducale, the famous headpiece which was worn by every subsequent holder of the office.
San Zaccaria (Churches in Venice)On many of the "must-see in Venice" lists, San Zaccaria is a church with lots of layers and art that spans the centuries and styles – it's a fascinating place but ...