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The Basilica of San Pietro di Castello (English: Saint Peter of Castello, after the district where it was located) is the church that houses the seat of Bishop of Venice.

History

First built in the 7th century, San Pietro di Castello was the seat of the Bishop of Venice. The tower is the first to be cloaked in Istrian stone from the quarries outside Venice, the same white stone that covers the Palazzo Ducale.

Trivia

  • A glyph is located on the building.

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