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One guided tour takes place daily at 3.25 p.m. and does not require reservation. Public transport (ACTV), line n. 20, connects Isola di San Lazzaro to Venice (S. Zaccaria). From S. Zaccaria to S. Lazzaro : 3.10 p.m. From S. Lazzaro to S. Zaccaria...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Isola di San Lazzaro degli Armeni, 30126 Venice, Italy
+39 041 526 0104
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I know you're in Venice having few days to stay and many place to visit. But San Lazzaro degli Armeni, really deserve a special visit. I suggest you Save the time to do it. Because it's a real GEM, and because during the visit you'll...More

Thank PhStrad
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Very interesting guided tour provided in several languages. It takes place once a day at 15:25. Will recommend to all despite they have Armenian roots or not.

3  Thank Astghik M
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Out of the ordinary trips in Venice San Lazzaro offers excellent guided tours. A very old library is a must. The convent is worth a visit. Be careful because after the afternoon tour there is only one boat for returning to San Marco.

1  Thank cheptel
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed my trip out to San Lazarro and learned about a valuable piece of Venetian and Armenian history.

1  Thank Garen K
Reviewed 26 June 2018

mystic place, must visit, very old library full of more than 5000 books, mumia from Egypt as a gift for the island, Komitas last face-demo

Thank sonakost
Reviewed 19 May 2018

The Armenian Monastery of Lazzaro is opened for touring daily at 3:25 pm. Multiple guides for different languages are available. It's good to take the vaporetto at 3:10 from S. Zechariah, since we had to wait outside in the hot weather due to being too...More

2  Thank SLWS5775
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

you can t expect to visit venice and discovering a piece of armenian history. the island was given as a gift to an armenian monk by the venetian bishop. you can visit it just one a day following the waterbus timetable. it is a fabolous...More

2  Thank Melind72
Reviewed 7 April 2018

A must visit for a great insight into Armenian history, in an idyllic setting, a jewel box church and interesting textiles.

1  Thank onico7
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Fist of all, It is the monastery of the Makhitarists, an Armenian Catholic congregation. And if you expect go for take a nice pictures, for example for instagram, it is wrong place for that. It is holy place. The monastery has a large collection of...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Our group was booked into a private tour of the monastery and its treasures in the morning. Public tours are in the afternoon. I presume that the guide would also be involved in the afternoon tours. Guida was wonderful - passionate, knowledgeable and respectful of...More

2  Thank J0anned568
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6 July 2018|
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Response from sonakost | Reviewed this property |
Oy sorry just saw it, every hour till 3.15 there is a boat around 15 eur go and back, but you can double check the time at the gate
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1 June 2017|
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Response from IsoladiSanLazzaro | Property representative |
The monastery is open just once per day at 15.25. The boat n. 20 from s. Zaccaria leaves at 15.10.
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1 February 2016|
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Response from Bernard A | Reviewed this property |
Hello, as per abovementioned answers, no need to book, but check opening hours. Shuttle boat close to Danieli.