San Beneto

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Church of San Beneto
Chiesa di San Beneto Venezia.jpg
Basic information
Location Venice, Italy
Affiliation Roman Catholic
Country Italy
Architectural description
Architectural type Church
Architectural style Baroque
Completed 1685

The Chiesa di San Benedetto (Saint Benedict) is a Roman Catholic church in Venice, northern Italy. Generally known as San Beneto in the Venetian dialect, it is on the Campo San Benedetto in Venice. It was founded in the 11th century and rebuilt in 1685.

San Beneto is in the parish of San Luca.

Works of art[edit]

  • A Priest recommended to the Virgin by St Benedict and St Benedict with John the Baptist and the Virtues by Sebastiano Mazzoni located over the doors to either side of the high altar.
  • St Sebastian tended by the Holy Women by Bernardo Strozzi located on the south wall.
  • San Francesco di Paola by Giambattista Tiepolo located on the north wall.