St. Mark’s Basilica

St. Mark's Basilica

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St. Mark's Basilica

St. Mark's Basilica

St. Mark's Basilica

Quick facts about St. Mark's Basilica

  • Name: St. Mark's Basilica
  • Location: Venice, Italy
  • Built: 9th century
  • Type of attraction: Architectural/Churche
  • Ticket price: From $18

St. Mark’s Basilica is an iconic church cathedral with gilded domes, located on the St. Mark’s Square. It is featuring opulent interior, myriad mosaics and a museum. It is a must when visiting Venice to visit. Since this place is full of history and artifacts, we recommend you use guided tour when visiting, as this will paint the full picture of this magnificent attraction.

Basilica is used as place of worship and visits can be suspended based on religious holidays and schedule, so please plan ahead. You can find out about interruption times by clicking on this link.

Venice Gondola Ride W/ St Mark's Basilica Skip the Line Tour

Top hotels near St. Mark's Basilica

PalazzinaG

PalazzinaG

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Hotel Metropole

Hotel Metropole

Offering luxurious rooms with antique furniture and fine fabrics, Hotel Metropole is set in a privileged place 350 m from Saint Mark's Square. The hotel boasts a modern restaurant, an ethnic lounge bar and a citrus garden with views of...

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Sina Centurion Palace

Overlooking the Grand Canal, Centurion Palace provides 5-star luxury in Venice, next to the Church of Santa Maria della Salute. Drinks are served at the private courtyard of the hotel.

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Interesting facts about St. Mark's Basilica

  • The basilica was originally built to store stolen relics from Alexandria, Egypt.
  • The basilica has more than 500 columns.
  • There are more than 8,000 square meters of painted mosaics in the basilica.
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