Venice - Scuola grande

These monumental sites are unique witnesses of the Venetian social history. Hence, whether you're interested in Venice, in history or in art, there are plenty…
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the interior of an old church with paintings on the ceiling
The scuole grandi combine social history and art
The Scuola di San Giovanni Evangelista was founded in 1261 in the church of Sant'Aponal in Venice. The most beautiful room is the ‘Sala Capitolare’ with a stunning reflection of natural light on the coloured marble floor.
an old building next to a body of water with a boat in the foreground
Venice - Cannaregio - Chiesa della Misericordia
Venice - Cannaregio - Chiesa della Misericordia | by bautisterias
an old building next to a canal with boats in the water and buildings on either side
Italy - Venice: Canals and Churches
Venice - Veneto, Italy
the inside of a building with paintings on the walls and ceiling, including an ornate painting
The scuole grandi combine social history and art
The 7 scuole grandi played an important role in the social history of Venice. They were almost always based in monumental sites, located near the church of their patron saint. The buildings were designed by famous architects and decorated with the finest pieces of art. If you love Venice, history and art, you should certainly visit one (or more) scuola grande on your next trip.
the inside of a building with paintings on the walls
The scuole grandi combine social history and art
The library of the Scuola grande di SanMarco in Venice
a plaque on the side of a brick wall with writing in spanish and english,
The scuole grandi combine social history and art
Scuola Grande della Misericordia in Venice where basket team Reyer used to play
two large windows in the middle of a building with statues on it's sides
The scuole grandi combine social history and art
Scuola Grande della Misericordia - first floor in Venice
people are standing in the middle of an empty room with pillars and columns on both sides
The scuole grandi combine social history and art
Scuola Grande della Misericordia - ground floor in Venice
an old building next to a body of water
The scuole grandi combine social history and art
Scuola Granda della Misericordia in Venice
an ornate building with paintings on the wall and windows in it's center area
The scuole grandi combine social history and art
The Scuola Grande della Misericordia in Venice is really worth a visit. Do you know that this used to be the basketball court of Reyer?