L'isola di San Giorgio Maggiore vista dal mare.

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Originally, in the 10th century, the monastery was built by Blessed Giovanni Morosini in 982 at the behest of Doge Tribuno Memmo who gave it to him for this purpose.

In addition to being a place of worship, the convent welcomed the children of the best families of the time and soon the importance of this place increased, becoming a reference point for Venice which gradually was filled with works and materials of enormous value and bodies and relique. Among the many, we remember the remains of Santo Stefano and the relative pilgrimage, once a year, of the doges who gave life to one

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