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Scala Contarini del Bovolo & Sala del Tintoretto (observation deck)

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The Scala Contarini del Bovolo is attached to the Gothic palace “Plazzo Contarini del Bovolo” and draws all the attention due to its uniquely constructed spiral staircase. The building was commissioned by the former host of the palace, Pietro Contarini, in the 15th century to the architect Giovanni in order to create the most remarkable object of that time. The outline of the staircase reminds of a snail shell and the ascent of the multi-arch spiral staircase will be rewarded with a breathtaking view over Venice. More highlights can been seen on the 2nd floor, in the Sala del Tintoretto, an art gallery that presents a unique insight into the life of the Venice patrician.

Opening hours Scala Contarini del Bovolo & Sala del Tintoretto

Daily: Mon–Sun: 10 am – 6 pm 

Last entrance 30 minutes before closing.

Closed: 1. January, 15. August, 1. November, 25. and 26. December

Admission fee Scala Contarini del Bovolo & Sala del Tintoretto

Adult: 7,00 €

Address Scala Contarini del Bovolo & Sala del Tintoretto

Calle Contarini del Bovolo,
San Marco 4303,
30124 Venice 

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Special conditions of use Scala Contarini del Bovolo & Sala del Tintoretto

The palace is situated in the district San Marco in the centre of a side street. Point of references are the famous San Marco square and the Canal Grande

Highlights Scala Contarini del Bovolo & Sala del Tintoretto

  • One of the most famous staircases in the world
  • Stunning view over Venice
  • Exhibition of well-known artworks

New special exhibitions:

Ezio Gribaudo, Itinerari: New York, Venezia, Torino
As of 16 November 2019

The exhibition traces the artist's journey through three main stages of his work, through the places that have characterized his professional career: New York, Venice and Turin. Paintings, documents and photographs will be exhibited that trace the career of this multifaceted figure and of the artists that Gribaudo met in this particular period of his human and professional career: Lucio Fontana, Giorgio de Chirico and Karel Appel. A fascinating story about some of the protagonists of the art world of the twentieth century, a story yet to be told.

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