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Its construction date is uncertain, even if very ancient, some place it at the end of the 10th century while others make it belong to the following century. Its first rebuilding dates back to the early twelfth century following a devastating fire that destroyed it; on this occasion, it assumed the typical Venetian-Byzantine structure characterized by a basilica plan with three naves.

Over the centuries, the place of worship underwent numerous alterations, albeit partial, and in particular the interventions carried out in the twentieth century completely distorted the interior; of the original building, today only a series of pilasters remain connected by double blind arches, positioned on the side of the nave. The frescoes, the roof, the mosaics, the altars and the various internal sculptures have been dispersed or destroyed between one restoration and the next. One of the few works that survived the years is by Pino Casarini and depicts the Sacred Heart in glory.

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