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San Rocco (Scuola of St. Rocco)

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Address: San Polo, 3052, 30125 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 415234864
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Description: Here you will find some of the beautiful works from the painter Tintoretto.
Here you will find some of the beautiful works from the painter Tintoretto.
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incredible ceiling artworks

A brilliant place that is fairly quiet overall. I don't think the tourists come here in the droves but it is absolutely beautiful. The ceiling artwork is absolutely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

A brilliant place that is fairly quiet overall. I don't think the tourists come here in the droves but it is absolutely beautiful. The ceiling artwork is absolutely breathtaking, I think there were 3 floors so allow yourself a little bit of time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Lots of great 16th century paintings. When viewing the ceiling in the great hall on the second floor, use the mirrors which are provided. They magnify and help a lot.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Little treasure of amazing ceiling art on three floors. Worth popping into when passing on the way to St Mark's Square. Note that the cost of entry is greater than the main attractions in St Mark's Square.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

if you are into art and especially painting, early trecento and quattrocento peintures by the masters . .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

I took my family to Scuola of St. Rocco and we loved the buildings and artwork by Tintoretto. It really is the Sistine Chapel of Venice. I am surprised more people don't come here. The artwork is amazing and much of it well restored. I expected to spend only a few moments here but ended up spending a couple of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Absolutely stunning, we happened upon it by chance. Despite our hesitance to pay the 10 euro admin fee, once in we were amazed by the stunning artwork on the ceilings and the exhibit in the newly renovated upstairs room. Even our ten year old was taken with it and the processional carriage apparently containing a finger!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Its also a nice place to chill out but its always nice in venice anyway, some peopke may not like venice because sometimes its get too crowded

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We saw the church near St Rocco's saints day 16 August and so there was a grand canopy erected leading up to the entrance of the church (handy as it was raining at the time) this was to allow the Doge to visit the church and the custom has continued. The church has some beautiful paintings inside and was on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

If you love beautiful wall and ceiling panting of famous Italian artists, visit this place, its worth your vacation time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a little gem in the hart of Venice. Easy to access to and with stunning painting, the San Rocco deserve 20 min of your time. You will enjoy the ceiling painting and the relative quietness of the place. My recommendation: alternate this place with one of the most crowded place in Venice.

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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest neighborhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi) stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San Polo is defined by churches including Basilica dei Frari, one of the most important churches sought by art lovers.