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  • Address: San Polo, 2454, Venice, Italy
  • Hours: Vary
  • Admission: €5

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Scuola of San Giovanni Evangelista Tours

The Scuola of San Giovanni Evangelista is a confraternity of the church of San Giovanni Evangelista. This was an association of lay people dedicated to Christian beliefs and linked with the church. It was originally established in the church of San Aponal in 1261, making it the oldest of the six Great Schools of the former Republic of Venice, but it 1307 it was moved. The Scuola became famous in 1369 when the confraternity's Guardian Grande received the Relic of the Cross as a present. Many artists depicted this relic in paintings at the time. 

During the 19th century, the Austrian government threatened to take the Scuola's beautiful marble floor. The Venetians organized to raise enough money to buy the building, saving it from being picked apart. They donated it to the world of art, and today it is an art museum where visitors can view its Hall of Columns, Monumental Staircase, the atrium, a variety of marble, and the works of art that decorate the walls.

Practical Info

Scuola of San Giovanni Evangelista is located on Calle de la Laca in the San Polo district. 

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Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista - Ticket, Venice, null
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Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista - Ticket

On this page you can  easily buy your tickets  for the Scuola Grande in Venice online. Below you will find all the information you need - times, ...  Read more

Location: Venice, Italy
Duration: 30 to 60 mins

From USD $11.84
Power and Glory in Venetian Art: Titian and Tintoretto, Venice, Attraction Tickets
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Power and Glory in Venetian Art: Titian and Tintoretto

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Titian and Tintoretto are the two names that surface again and again in this magical city of bridges and canals. These two 16th-century painters have defined ...  Read more

Location: Venice, Italy
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $110.66

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