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Inside view of the church Chiesa di San Giobbe with candleholder and altar in venice

The Chiesa di San Giobbe is a church built in the Renaissance style that was reopened in 1493 after a period of restoration. This restoration was prompted by a duke whose grave can also be found in the church. The inside of the church houses numerous masterpieces from artists like Vivarini, Previtali and Savoldo. The altarpiece “Pala di Sang Giobbe” by Giovanni Bellini is especially worth seeing. 

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Chiesa di San Giobbe: Gothic church in Venice

The Chiesa di San Giobbe, also known as the Church of San Giobbe, is a historic church located in Venice, Italy, situated in the Cannaregio district. This church was constructed in the 15th century and serves as an excellent example of the Gothic architecture found in Venice. It is dedicated to Saint Job, a biblical figure from the Old Testament.

The exterior facade of the Chiesa di San Giobbe is simple and unadorned, in keeping with the typical style of Gothic architecture. However, within the church, there are several impressive works of art. Renowned artists such as Titian and Giovanni Bellini have created paintings that adorn the walls of this church. The wooden roof of the church is also a noteworthy architectural feature.

Originally, the Chiesa di San Giobbe served as the monastery church for a nearby Benedictine monastery. In the 19th century, the monastery was dissolved, and the church was converted into a parish church. Today, it continues to be a place of worship and devotion.      


Highlights Chiesa di San Giobbe

  • The church dedicated to Saint Job is known as the "Chiesa di San Giobbe" in Italian.
  • It houses the tomb monument of Doge Cristoforo Moro, a significant historical figure.
  • Additionally, the church is adorned with masterpieces by renowned artists, including the Vivarini family among others.


Öffnungszeiten Chiesa di San Giobbe

Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday: 10:30am - 01:00pm


Reservation of your ticket

You can obtain the Chorus Pass by presenting your Venice City Pass ticket at the ticket counter of the Chiesa di Santo Stefano, Chiesa di San Giacomo dall’Orio, or Chiesa di San Sebastiano. This pass is valid for 14 churches in Venice.


Terms of use

  • In the Chiesa di San Giobbe, modest attire is expected, which means covered shoulders and knees. Sleeveless tops, short pants, mini skirts, and hats are not allowed.



Getting to Chiesa di San Giobbe

The Crea stop is serviced by Line 4.1 and 4.2.

In close proximity to the Chiesa di San Giobbe, you'll find Parc Savorgnon, which invites you to take a brief pause. Additionally, you can easily reach the Ponte dei Tre Archi, a bridge spanning the Cannaregio Canal.




Campo S. Giobbe, 620, 30121 Venezia

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