Cultural Institutions

Abbey of San Giorgio Maggiore

San Giorgio Maggiore is a basilica on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, part of the monastery of the same name.

Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore 2, 30124

Designed by the renowned Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio in the 16th century, the Abbey of San Giorgio Maggiore is celebrated for its harmonious proportions and classical elegance.

Its standout features include a majestic facade adorned with Corinthian columns and a graceful dome that provides stunning panoramic views of Venice. The abbey’s interior houses impressive artworks, including paintings by Tintoretto, making it a significant cultural and architectural landmark in Venice.

Contacts & Details


Tue – Sun 10am – 8pm

Free admission

T: +39 375 6323595
W: Abbey of San Giorgio Maggiore

Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore 2, 30124

Past Exhibitions
Helga Vockenhuber: Belonging
The sacred space and its ecstasy.
In the historic Palladio - Basilica San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice. A direct examination of the architecture of the abbey, one of the most important monasteries of the order.
15 May 2023 - 26 Nov 2023
Abbey of San Giorgio Maggiore
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