Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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In search of traces of the painter Tintoretto you should schedule a visit to the Scuola Grande di San Rocco. On their famous interior alone 56 paintings by him are shown which are considered his greatest works.

 

1564 Tintoretto won by trickery a commission to decorate the Sala dell'Albergo in the Scuola. 13 years later, he offered - in return for an annual pension of 100 ducats for life - on to design the entire building.

 

It is worthwhile to take a closer look at the most representative paintings.

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Official video of Tintoretto exhibition (in italian).

Usually opened daily from 9.30 - 17.30, even on holidays. Except Christmas and New Year. The ticket office closes at 17.00 o'clock.

 

Admission

• 8 euros (including audio guide)

• 6 euros (concessions)

• Children and adolescents under 18 years are free when accompanied by a parent.

• School groups: 3 euros per person

• Free admission for priests and disabled

 

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