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Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista

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Venice: City Pass with 30+ Attractions, Gondola, Guided Tour

1. Venice: City Pass with 30+ Attractions, Gondola, Guided Tour

Explore Venice with a cost-effective City Pass. Visit over 30 attractions, including Doge’s Palace, Leonarda da Vinci Museum, Scuala San Rocco, and more. Enjoy guided tours and a trip to the islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello, along with a complimentary Canal Grande boat tour or a gondola ride. Take the stress out of planning your trip to Venice, and experience the city's rich history, culture, and magical atmosphere through museums, churches, tours, and gastronomy. Explore the city at your own pace over 7 days. Book optional public transportation for 1, 2, 3, or 7 days. Following attractions are included: Museums and Galleries: Doge’s Palace Museum Correr National Museum of Archaeology at the Piazza San Marco Leonardo da Vinci Museum Jewish Museum (currently closed) Landmarks and Monuments: Scuola San Rocco State Library Marciana Church Santa Maria di Giglio Church di Santo Stefano Church di Santa Maria Formosa Church di Santa Maria dei Miracoli Church di San Giovanni Elemosinario Church di San Polo Church di San Giacomo dall'Orio Church di San Stae Church di Sant’Alvise Basilica di San Pietro di Castello Church del Santissimo Redentore Church di Santa Maria del Rosario Church di San Sebastiano Church di San Vidal Church di San Giacomo di Rialto Scala del Bovol and Sala del Tintoretto (including observation deck) Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista Boat Experience: Grand Canal Tour* Gondola ride* Island tour of Murano - Burano - Torcello *Choose between one of these tours Guided Tours: Teatro La Fenice Tour (opera tour) in English Venice City Tour - Discover the "Hidden Venice" in English Public Transport (if selected): 1, 2 , 3 or 7 days Discount Partner save up to 15 %: Guided Walking Tour through Venice

Venice: Ticket to Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista

2. Venice: Ticket to Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista

Explore 800 years of history with this ticket to the Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista in Venice. Discover the second oldest 'scuola' (lay brotherhood) in Venice which was founded in 1261. See stunning architecture, artwork, and relics. Walk through the extraordinary marble septum and enter the Gothic Columns Hall, which was intended for welcoming assemblies of the brothers and pilgrims. Move upstairs on the Renaissance Mauro Codussi staircase that was added in 1498. Continue to the Chapter Hall and uncover the Baroque splendor of painters like Domenico Tintoretto, Giandomenico Tiepolo, and Jacopo Marieschi. Head to the Oratory Hall, to see the majestic relic of the true Cross (1369) which inspired the  'Cycle on the Miracles of the Cross.'

Venice: Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista Ticket & Tour

3. Venice: Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista Ticket & Tour

Take a guided tour of Venice's Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista, one of the oldest of the Venetian scuole (lay brotherhoods that were responsible for much of the city’s Renaissance and Baroque artwork.). Explore the Scuola building, the Church of the same name, and the ancient cemetery. Inside the monumental complex, admire different artistic and architectural styles and learn the history of this still-active ancient institution. Witness architecture from masters such as Mauro Codussi and his monumental staircase. The complex is also home to some of Venice's great artistic achievements and a religious relic. Admire works of art by Tintoretto and Tiepolo and learn why a relic of the Holy Cross is housed here.

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4.8 / 5

based on 15 reviews

Small but worth the time, proper exploration takes about an hour and you can feel the age of the scuola grande impose itself through 16th and 17th century art