Cannaregio is among the most populated districts of
Venice. We will walk along its fondamenta to admire some beautiful facades
of old palaces, such as that of Palazzo Mastelli, also known as Palazzo
“del cammello” and we will visit two gothic churches : Madonna dell’Orto
Tintoretto, who lived nearby, is buried in the Church
of Madonna dell’Orto and he executed some works for this church, among
them La Presentazione al Tempio della Vergine, (Presentation of the Virgin
in the Temple), L’adorazione del vitello d’oro, (Adoration of the Golden
Calf) Il Giudizio Universale (Last Judgement).
In a gothic-style architecture and baroque ornaments in
the interior, the Church of Sant’Alvise hosts the following works by
Giambattista Tiepolo: La Salita al Calvario, (Climb to Calvary)
L’Incoronazione di Spine (Crown of Thorns) and La Flagellazione (The
The tour will end in the ancient Jewish Ghetto. Those
wishing to visit the synagogues, will need to specifically book the tour
with the Jewish Museum’s guides.