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Address: Salizada San Rocco San Polo 3052, 30125 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 52 34 864
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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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Important part of Venice history.

The building is spectacular. It is important to learn its history, the religious fraternity s helping all who needed it, and much more. A must see, the frescos are breathtaking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The building is spectacular. It is important to learn its history, the religious fraternity s helping all who needed it, and much more. A must see, the frescos are breathtaking.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One sat in the main hall and our senses were captivated by the sound of the orchestra, choir and soloists whilst being surrounded by fantastic art work on the walls and ceiling

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tintoretto was commissioned to decorate the Scuola in the 1560s; it is his masterpiece. The finest painting is the extraordinary Crucifixion in the chapel off the main hall upstairs. As Ruskin wrote, "I must leave this picture to work its will on the spectator, for it is beyond all analysis and above all praise". Even if you find Tintoretto a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a do-it-yourself art history lesson. Huge Tintoretto paintings on walls and ceilings surrounded by wonderful wood paneling with wood portraits interspersed in grandiose chambers. There are chairs to sit in to find the themes described in the written guide you get with your ticket or audio guides, but best of all they have magnifying mirrors you can hold... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are 54 of Tintoretto's works on display....don't miss the Upper Floor which houses many scenes from the Old & New Testament. There are also sculptures and a very pretty mosaic-style floor. There is a side room dedicated to the huge painting 'The Crucifixion', which is worth the entrance fee alone, and I had the place to myself for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Scuola" was an ancient Venetian men's club made up of civic minded men, dedicating their money and time to charities. In 1564, they held a competition for local artists to prepare sketches for the scuola. One artist, Jacobo Robusti (to become known later as "Tintoretto") received the commission under unusual circulstances: instead of preparing a sketch, he painted a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ground level is elegant with huge columns and paintings. Upstairs the reading room is full of so many interesting carvings , details and a magnificent ceiling. There also huge baroque sconces. I'm not well versed in this kind of art art, but you don't have to be to appreciate it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing art . Definetly worth it . Even though it's not a big Scuola, We spent more than two hours admiring Tintoretto's art . Must be seen!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's worth meandering through the lane ways of Venice to visit the Scoula Grande. Recommend the self tour with audio. The art is magnificent and so well preserved and presented. Recommend. Aprrox 10Euro per person.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my opinion, this is not a top site in Venice. Perhaps I'm just not a Tintoretto groupie, but I didn't find the place to be that special. I had a lot of time to visit the sites on my long trip to Venice, and this was probably the least impressive of the places on my long list of stops.... More 

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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.