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Address: Salizada San Rocco San Polo 3052, 30125 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 52 34 864
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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Power and Glory in Venetian Art: Titian and Tintoretto
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One of the Most Gorgeous Ceilings in the World

If you are interested in art or architecture, a visit to Venice isn't complete without standing in the upper hall of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Tintoretto's paintings on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are interested in art or architecture, a visit to Venice isn't complete without standing in the upper hall of the Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Tintoretto's paintings on the ceiling of this room, and the grandeur of the room itself, must be seen in person. Photos will not do it justice. Mirrors are supplied so that you don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took quite a long and complicated walk to find this place and we are glad we did. What an awe inspiring place. The art was fantastic and the architecture - just beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Although there isn't much to see to warrant the 10 Euros per person, the decorative ceiling panels are enough to make it worth the cost. This school features one of the most stunning ceilings we saw during our two weeks in Italy. I would recommend stopping in, even if only for 15 minutes.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One has to see the great room on second floor; it has paintings covering the whole expansive ceiling, as well as all walls. It is as stunning as Versailles' hall of mirrors.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very ornate/ elaborate designs, beautiful, close to other churches - definitely a culture must see!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago 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 6 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 3 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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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.