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Duomo di Murano, Venice

Duomo di Murano, Venice

Known for its twelfth-century Byzantine mosaic pavement, this church is said to contain the relics of Saint Donatus of Arezzo as well as large bones behind the altar said to be the bones of a dragon slain by the saint.

The church itself is one of the oldest in the Venetian lagoon, originally built in the 7th century and known to have been rebuilt in the 9th century and in 1040 AD (although it is possible that there have been subsequent renovations, due to water intrusion and other problems common to Venice).

It only takes a few minutes to admire from the inside and out but it is definitely worth a stop. There is a very impressive glass mosaic inside, along with mosaics on the floor which are the most impressive of their kind you're likely to see in Venice and perhaps more widely.

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Sight Name: Duomo di Murano
Sight Location: Venice, Italy
Sight Type: Religious
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