Scola Canton ghetto di Venezia

Login — or — register

There are two interpretations given for the name of this Jewish Scola: the first, the most original and interesting, focuses on its particular position on the cantón (‘corner’, in English) the other, as often happens with dwellings, is associated with the surname of the Canton family (or Cantoni) who probably founded the ‘Scola’.

The only of the Synagogues of the Ghetto to not be influenced by a particular style, the Scola Canton is the closest to the architecture of European synagogues: it is imposing, but made warm and welcoming by many wooden decorations. The Synagogue, of th

Continue reading:

7,99€ per month, or 59€ per year

Invest in culture, in beauty, in a better future.
You can unsubscribe whenever you want.

Enjoy the full experience