The church, of very ancient origins, is dedicated to Saints Gervasio and Protasio, vulgarly San Trovaso.

Rebuilt for the first time in 1028 thanks to the Barbarigo and Caravella families, it was saved from ruin; in 1105 the church suffered a serious fire and the consequent rebuilding. On the night between 11 and 12 September 1583, suddenly, the place of worship fell and was rebuilt on 26 July 1584; the building was erected in just seven years with the structure that we still know today, with the two facades in Palladian style (there are still conflicting opinions on the presumed intervention by the architect Palladio today) and was consecrated on 22 July 1657 by Pietro Rossi, bishop of Ossero.

The parish of Saints Gervasio and Protasio in 1810 expanded its jurisdiction by acquiring most of the areas belonging to the parish of San Basilio, then suppressed, and some districts of the parish, still surviving, of Angelo Raffaele.

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