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The church underwent a series of transformations: it was demolished, rebuilt and enlarged for the first time in 1200 at the behest of the Doge Sebastiano Ziani and, subsequently, it was again demolished and rebuilt in the eighteenth century by the Lombard architect Carlo Corbellino.

The second reconstruction works of the church were very long and led to a project with a Greek cross plan (probably inspired by the model of the Salute church) and with two arms ending in a circular apse and at their intersection a dome rises. oval shape. The work can be considered completed only in 1861, the year in which the two facades of the church (one on Campo Geremia, the other, wider, on the Cannaregio stream), thanks to a legacy, were covered with marble.

Inside, it is worth noting the high altar headed by two statues, St. Peter and the Prophet Jeremiah, sculpted in 1798 by Giovanni Ferrari known as il Torretto and the work of Jacopo Palma the Younger The Virgin who attends the coronation of Venice .

The "exposed" brick bell tower is one of the oldest in the city and dates back to the 12th century.

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