Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth o degli Scalzi

Santa Maria di Nazareth is a Roman Catholic Carmelite church also called Church of the Scalzi (Chiesa degli Scalzi) being the seat in Venice of the Discalced Carmelites religious order (Scalzi in Italian means "barefoot"). It is located in the sestiere of Cannaregio, near Venezia Santa Lucia railway station. It was built in the mid 17th century to the designs of Baldassarre Longhena and completed in the last decades of that century. The Rococo facade, financed by the aristocrat Gerolamo Cavazza, was erected by Giuseppe Sardi, from 1672 to 1680.