Fondazione Giorgio Cini

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  • Address: Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, 30133 Venezia VE, Italy, Venice
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-412710211
  • Ticket Price: 10 EUR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Library, Garden, Family And Kids, Heritage Building

This building, which used to be a, Benedictine monastery, stands next to the famous church of San Giorgio Maggiore. After the death of Count Cini in 1949 in a plane crash, the foundation was established to firstly rebuild the convent destroyed by Napoleon’s forces, and secondly, to form an cultural archive of Venice’s history. Its library now holds thousands of book, manuscripts and documents on history, music, theatre and art. It is home to the School of San Giorgio for the Study of Venetian Civilisation. The foundation is also the meeting place for world leaders; the G7 summit was held here; and world leaders often stay in La Foresteria.

Tours of the foundation usually cover:

  • The New Manica Lunga
  • The Renaissance Cypress Cloister
  • The 17th century Palladian Cloister
  • 16th century Palladian Cenacle
  • 17th century grand staircase by Longhena
  • The Borges garden maze

Fondazione Giorgio Cini Travel Tips

  • The foundation can only be visited by guided tour.

Entrance Ticket Details For Fondazione Giorgio Cini

  • Closed on specific dates in the year; please check the attraction website.
  • Open for tours on Saturdays and Sundays only; weekday visits are only for groups of minimum 12 and only by prior reservation.
  • Italian Guided Tours: 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm.
  • English/French guided tours: 11pm, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm.
  • In winter, the last English/French guided tour is at 3pm.

Fondazione Giorgio Cini Hours

  • EUR 8 for Over 65,under 18s, undergraduates, military personnel.
  • Free for under 14s
  • There are group tickets too.

How to Reach Fondazione Giorgio Cini

  • Waterbus Line 2 stop Isola di San Giorgio.

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  • Fondazione Giorgio Cini Address: Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, 30133 Venezia VE, Italy, Venice
  • Fondazione Giorgio Cini Contact Number: +39-412710211
  • Fondazione Giorgio Cini Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Fondazione Giorgio Cini Price: 10 EUR
  • Time required to visit Fondazione Giorgio Cini: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 1.09% of people who visit Venice include Fondazione Giorgio Cini in their plan

  • 75% of people start their Fondazione Giorgio Cini visit around 10 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Fondazione Giorgio Cini

Monday and Wednesday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Fondazione Giorgio Cini

People normally club together Brenta D'abbà and Ponte Della Paglia while planning their visit to Fondazione Giorgio Cini.

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