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Built between 1576 and 1577 on the decision of the Senate of the Serenissima to thank Christ the Redeemer for having defeated the plague which caused almost fifty thousand victims.

Even before the complete construction of the temple, there were already many faithful on pilgrimage; the first procession took place on 21 July 1577 and since then, every third Sunday in July, a bridge of boats connects the Giudecca to the rest of the city. To access the church, it is necessary to climb a solemn staircase that houses the entire central part of the façade; its size and importance, suggests the prerogative that this temple would have welcomed many faithful. Inside, there is a large monochrome lunette made by friar Paolo Piazza, which represents the vow made by the Republic for the plague and depicts: the Doge, some Venetian patricians, a Capuchin friar and the Trinity, with Christ conquering death.

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