Enjoy a wonderful tour in Venice discovering the area of San Polo and the Frari Church after crossing the imposing Rialto Bridge. The most important area where this tour will focus on is Sestiere San Polo.
You will see the external part of the “Scuola Grande of San Rocco”, which is the main rappresentative place of Tintoretto’s art.
Nearby this School you will continue the tour visiting The Frari Church, where there are the most important painting of Tiziano.
- Walking tour in San Polo area
- See the Scuola Grande di San Rocco
- Inside the Frari Church
- See Tiziano Paintings
- Giovanni Bellini’s “Virgin and Titian’s Assunta”.
Chiesa dei Frari – Venice The Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, known simply as Chiesa dei Frari, is one of the most important churches of Venice. It is located in the central San Polo district and it is dedicated to the Assumption of Mary.
In the central apse, the presbytery, you will find the most precious artistic work of Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari: The monumental masterpiece of Titian - the altarpiece of the "Assunta" (1518).
Inside the church there is also the funeral pyramid of the most important sculptor of classicism: Antonio Canova (1757-1822). But here lies only his heart - his bones are in the mausoleum of his native town Possagno.