Lots of Tintoreettos and a lovely quiet and peaceful atmosphere. Won't take long to look around and is a good precursor for the wonders of the nearby Scuola.
The ceiling by Tintoretto is worth the admission price alone - breathtaking. You can't truly experience TIntoretto's work outside of Venice and this is one place where you can be surrounded by his work
Just to be clear, this refers to the church at San Rocco - in the same square is Scuola Di San Rocco. The church is worth a few minutes of anyone's time if passing closeby, it has some interesting paintings, but is not one of the more elaborately decorated churched in Venice. It is nothing in comparison to the Scuole... More
This is an amazing building with wonderful art. I did find that I had to ask for the audio guide and find for myself the pamphlet indicating where different paintings were. There are mirrors provided to help you observe the ceiling but they were quite large to use if you were carrying anything else a few people were using them.... More
Some wonderful works of art in here - Tinteretto's Sistine Chapel. There are also wonderful wood carvings around the walls upstairs which don't seem to get a mention (unless they are mentioned on the audio guide?) Mirrors are supplied so you don't get a crick in your neck looking at the ones on the ceiling. Plenty of chairs (seating is... More
I set out to visit here on a Sunday AM, and must admit I got a bit turned around trying to find it. But don't let that dismay you. The streets are very well marked, my tourist map -- not so much. I decided to visit the adjacent church before going into the Scuola itself. What a delight. I arrived... More
This place was not included in our tour agenda but we were recommended by some local people so we took a little time to visit this place. Besides that I admired Tintoretto and his works. I had audio-guide therefore it was easy for me to know very well about this place. My boyfriend who did not know well about him... More
A place you must visit in Venice.Jacopo Tintoretto. Don't forget to buy a book when leaving the place. Very good edition. I have bought the book by Francesco Alcanover "Jacopo Tintoretto and the Scuola Grande di San Rocco"
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