Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni

sights / Religious

Scuola di San Giorgio degli Schiavoni information

Venice , Italy
Calle dei Furlani 3259a
+390 41 522 88 28
Getting there
Ferry: Pietà
adult/reduced €5/3
Opening hours
2.45-6pm Mon, 9.15am-1pm & 2.45-6pm Tue-Sat, 9.15am-1pm Sun
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Venice's cosmopolitan nature is evident in Castello, where Turkish merchants, Armenian clerics and Balkan and Slavic labourers were considered essential to Venetian commerce and society. This 15th-century religious confraternity headquarters is dedicated to favourite Slavic saints George, Tryphone and Jerome of Dalmatia, whose lives are captured with precision and glowing, early-Renaissance grace by 15th-century master Vittore Carpaccio.