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Santa Maria del Giglio

The original Byzantine-basilica style church was said to have been founded by the Slav Jubanico family, a name corrupted over time to Zobenigo. Hence the church's other name Santa Maria Zobenigo. The church burnt down, and was then rebuilt, in both 976 and 1105. This latter church survived until the present church, whose name translates as Our Lady of the Lily, was built in 1680 by Giuseppe Benoni, with the façade and side altars by Giuseppe Sardi. Similarly to the nearby Santo Stefano this church has its side onto a broad campo with its façade facing a narrow calle. Restored in 1833.



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