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Scuola Grande dei Carmini

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| Dorsoduro 2616 - 2617, 2617 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed June 21, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I were lucky enough to have a wedding ceremony at the Scuola Grande dei Carmini after it was recommended by our fantastic wedding planner. We arrived by water taxi and instantly felt like we had arrived in what felt like the real...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

This isn’t a critique of the events that take place in here. I presume the Scuola simply rents the space and has little or nothing to do with the artistic content of the various events. I will therefore limit my comments to the building itself...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank John S
Reviewed May 20, 2019

Bought tickets to see Vivaldi concert here, with professional musicians in costume, and ballet. I expected a fairly high end performance with classically trained musicians and dancers. What we saw was a let down. The musicians performed in costume, but maybe because they were afraid...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank starchild0612
Reviewed April 5, 2019

I had the building to myself, the paintings are beautiful and the gold leaf carvings are stunning as well as the carvings on the ceiling. Worth a visit! There are they do not accept card!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Katie D
Reviewed February 7, 2019

Before our trip we booked tickets online at the classic Venetian former church of Scuola Grande dei Carmine For Vivaldi’s 4 Seasons w Ballerina & Masked Mini Orchestra. The structure itself is classic & it’s a museum of art & paintings. Enjoyed a charming Vivaldi...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David B L
Reviewed December 18, 2018

In truth, I should probably give this place no more than a star or two: the last thing any Venetian depository of art needs is crowds. On the other hand, there could not have been more than three people when I was there, and that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 16, 2018

We had booked for a Vivaldi concert & had lots of trouble finding this place! We eventually did with the help of our Tom Tom & thoroughly enjoyed our concert which included a meal at a nearby restaurant beforehand. The acoustics are beautiful 7 we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Konie
Reviewed October 11, 2018

Having been to Venice several times I was looking for places I had not been to . Scuola Dei Carmini seemed a good choice and I was very taken by the beauty of the Frescos and the fact that when I was there only 2...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank tonymav2001
Reviewed September 18, 2018

I wholeheartedly echo the positive reviews here - this performance is a little-visited hidden gem. The singers, dancer, and the small band are all superb. The 1 hour length was perfect for me. Also superb value vs. the price. The venue is gorgeous as well....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

One would think with the great number of tourists in Venice, especially in late summer, that no attraction would be uncrowded but somehow this special place has escaped that issue almost completely. This is the place to go to appreciate great art, including amazing Tiepolo...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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