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Scuola Grande San Giovanni Evangelista di Venezia

Campo della Scuola San Polo 2454 | Campiello della Scuola, 30125 Venice, Italy
+39 041 718234
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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 architectural and decorative interventions and starting from a first mid fourteenth century building it gradually enlarged as the economic and religious importance of the School increased.In its glorious building the Scuola Grande has hosted and continues to host important meetings of a high social and cultural value, at national and international level.With its activities it has increased its prestige and at the same time it has managed to collect funds to restore and preserve its historical buildings, providing a beneficial service to the city of Venice.
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Campo della Scuola San Polo 2454 | Campiello della Scuola, 30125 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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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.

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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.

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

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

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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.

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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 .

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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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Reviewed 12 April 2016

I attended a conference at this lovely old school. Catering was great. The architecture and history were very interesting.

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