Frari Church and Scuola Grande di San Rocco
The tour includes the visit to the 14th-century gothic church Frari and to the nearby 16th-century Scuola Grande di San Rocco (Confraternity of St Roch), among the major buildings in Venice and decorated by the best artists of the past.
This is an unforgettable tour for art lovers! In the heart os San Polo district, the Frari church and the Scuola Grande di San Rocco are among the most impressive and important Venetian buildings, with masterpieces by Titian, Bellini and Tintoretto.
The tour includes a visit to:
- Frari Church which was, with its monastery, the most important Franciscan settlement in Venice. You will be taken to visit the magnificent Gothic architecture and have the opportunity to see its treasury of art: paintings by Paolo Veneziano, Giovanni Bellini and Titian; sculptures by Donatello and Sansovino; funerary monuments to the most important Venetian families of the past.
- Scuola Grande di San Rocco (confraternity of Saint Roch), founded in 1478 and dedicated to Saint Roch, protector against plague, with the purpose of giving help to plague victims. The members of the Scuola di San Rocco commissioned a cycle of paintings to Jacopo Tintoretto. Following the tradition of the painting decoration in the Scuole, he produced a large number of highly striking large-scale narrative paintings. You'll be impressed by the dramatic effects in Tintoretto's works that cover all the ceilings and the walls of the confraternity.
Price: from €150Duration: 2h
Museums & Churches:
Scuola grande di San Rocco
Entrance fees: €10 (concessions €8)
Opens Mon-Sun, closes on New Year's Eve and Christmas day
Entrance fees: €3
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