An oasis of peace on the island of Sant’Elena, at the eastern end of Venice
Hotel Indigo Venice is housed in an ancient convent on the island of Sant’Elena, at the eastern end of Venice in the Castello Sestiere. Far from the hustle and bustle of the more touristy areas, it boasts an amazing location, just a few steps from the Biennale’s Gardens.
The island of Sant’Elena owes its name to an ancient legend that tells how the saint’s remains were brought here from Constantinople and, subsequently, buried in the chapel built by the Augustinians in 1028. In 1400 the Augustinians were succeeded by the Benedictines, who in 1439 they built the convent and the church, still visible today.
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