Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari

Address: Campo dei Frari, San Polo, Venice, Italy
Telephone: 041 5222637

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A vast church with a breathtaking collection of masterpieces.

Better known simply as the 'Frari', this immense basilica – started in the 14th century by the Franciscan order –  is a church with an art collection worthy of a great gallery. The vast 14th-century building contains Titian’s glorious 'Assumption' and his 'Madonna di Ca’ Pesaro', plus a moving 'Madonna and Child with Saints' by Giovanni Bellini. 

Value for money

Price advice

3 euros or with a Chorus Pass. See my [node:165519] page for details on the Chorus Pass.

Expert tips

Buy a Chorus Pass to reduce admission charges to the 16 participating churches.

Recommended for

  • Culture vultures
  • Families with teenagers
  • First-time travellers
  • Mature travellers
  • Seasoned travellers
  • Education
  • Escaping the crowds
  • Art
  • History
  • Design and architecture