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Frari and San Rocco

Guided tour of the Basilica of the Frari and the Brotherhood of San Rocco

Second perhaps only to San Marco, this monumental comples deserves the attention of all those who want to delve into the history of the city, or simply be fascinated by places of recognized beauty.

The Franciscan church of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari houses works by Bellini, Paolo Veneziano, Donatello, but is best known for preserving an absolute masterpiece of the art of Titian: the Assumption. Here you will also find the burial place of Antonio Canova and Titian himself.

The Scuola Grande di San Rocco, home of a prestigious devotional brotherhoos, contains a wide range of paintings by Jacopo Tintoretto. The architectural grandeur, the elaboration of the wooden work, the extension of Tintoretto's paintings are really exciting.

Duration: 2 hours
Fee for the guided tour: from 150 €
Tickets for museums: Frari Church: 3 €; Scuola Grande di San Rocco: 10 €
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