Scuola Grande di San Rocco, Venice

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Admire the majestic facade of Scuola Grande di San Rocco but be sure to go inside and look up. The large 16th-century wall and ceiling paintings by Tintoretto have led to comparisons with the Sistine Chapel. Originally built between 1489 and 1508, the church was overhauled in 1725. The rarely crowded church is next to the better-known Scuola Di San Rocco, also known for its Tintoretto works. Note the church has a dress code, with no shorts allowed. Plan to visit Scuola Grande di San Rocco during your Venice vacation using our convenient Venice online travel route planner .
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  • The Venetians were very afraid of the plague. So much so that they carried the relics of the French Saint Roch to themselves, as once St. Mark. Scuola Grande di San Rocco became rich by exploiting thi...  more »
  • A discovery of the Tintoretto one of the greatest Italian painters of the Renaissance. The large "capitolare" room is a marvel of contemplation.
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  • Lower Your expectations and you'll be fine. It's really only one floor. But there are a lot of nice things to see on that floor. Not sure it was really worth €13 but it also felt good to contribute as it's a non-for profit
  • I was absolutely lucky to attend "Four Seasons" Vivaldi's concert in Venice. This was a unique opportunity to hear a beautiful Italian music in a building which walls heard real composers. Unbelievable, very intimate, if you will only have a chance, please use it and enjoy every minute of it.
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