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Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista

Open today: 09:30 - 14:00, 14:30 - 17:15
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"Scuola" (School) is the term used in the ancient Republic of Venice to indicate the confraternity.The Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista di Venezia was established in March 1261. Its building complex is the result of centuries of successive...more
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Campo della Scuola San Polo 2454 | Campiello della Scuola, 30125 Venice, Italy
San Polo
+39 041 718234
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Reviewed 9 June 2007

Built at the end of the 14th century and finished in the 15th century, this is a wonderful little stop while walking through the San Polo district of Venice. You first enter the courtyard of the Scuola through a beautiful gateway created by Pietro Lombardo...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

The scuola has some nice architectural features, but it is not very large. Both the scuola & church can be seen in <1 hour. I wouldn't make this a must see, but if you have time and are in the area, I would check it...More

Thank Dave J
Reviewed 1 May 2018

On your way to Scuola Grande de San Rocco, be sure to walk through this school. Not much to see, but the gate is lovely.

Thank Jonathan P
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Had some work going on when visiting so not the best looking, but this area is well worth exploring - some great shops and cafes yet with a little more tranquility.

Thank David D
Reviewed 9 October 2017

While enjoying our most recent visit to Venice, we undertook a very long walk through the streets and laneways of the main island to San Marco Square. Despite the fact that it was a very hot Sunday, this part of Venice was still jam packed...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Everyone knows about the canals, the bridges and the churches, but when exploring Venice you also find little gems like this building/arch. As of most Venetian buildings, it has some beautiful decorations and oozes class.

Thank daffystjob
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Absolutely important historical and cultural land-mark, beautiful, authentic, memorable and must-see.

Thank venetian385
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista di Venezia :- Founded in 970 by the Badoer family. Rebuilt in 1443-75, restored in late 16th Century by Simone Sorella and again in 1758-9 by Bernardino Maccaruzzi. More work in the 19th Century. The scuola was founded in 1261...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2017

We had a workshop in a small room in this building, and then we visited it. Two floors of wonderful rooms and paintings, fine decorations and a small garden.

Thank Chiarella S
Reviewed 6 May 2017

you can enjoy a fantastic site full of masterpieces .furthermore there you can find out a particular atmosphere that you 'll inspire to meditate about a time period of the serenissima republic .

Thank paolo b
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, intimate church for Symbolic Ceremony. Super accommodating and very easy to organize with their staff. We were able to create a beautiful atmosphere for the Wedding, although the is interior is beautiful on its own. So charming.

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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
neighbourhood. 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
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