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Basilica di San Marco

San Marco 328, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 270 8311
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Blending the architectural styles of East and West, Venice's magnificent basilica was consecrated in 832 AD as an ecclesiastical building to house the remains of St. Mark.
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  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bronze horses” (212 reviews)
“gold mosaics” (153 reviews)
“museum upstairs” (123 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
San Marco 328, 30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
+39 041 270 8311
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So just to see that building in such place make me a lot of qüestions, how did the make it and how is holding without non special suport added anymore by the year is some of them. Waooo

Thank Jordi P
Reviewed 2 days ago

When you will enter San Marco Square, first you will se is Basilica. These atmosphere is something. That view will keep positive memories.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 days ago

Originally the chapel for the adjacent Doge's palace, the Basilica has a stunning golden mosaic interior. The additional fees to view the altarpiece/St Mark's reliquary and the upstairs galleries are well worthwhile

Thank Guy S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Go in a see this place. Why not go to Mass in the morning (entering by north door) and you do not have to pay the entry fee! As soon as mass is finished you have a short period to view around the main alter...More

Thank Acceptitasitcomes
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was impressed by the tiles and the architecture. Great church. You need to pay 5 euros to access the upper floor and enjoy the view from the balcony, but it s worth it

Thank Venetiasamos
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

So much heard and seen but nothing like visiting and seeing it's amazing structure and intricate designs in reality.

Thank Ray K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Trip to the basilica was one of the best moment in Venice. So peaceful and beautiful inside. A must do visit when in Venice

Thank Luxmi K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stunning mosaic covered walls and beautiful architecture. If you can, do take the extra time to go up to the gallery - there is an entrance fee but it's a small price to pay for the magnificent views down over the Church, and also gives...More

1  Thank cal6t5
Reviewed 5 days ago

Yes, it is worth the visit. Yes, it is worth paying the 2 euros to skip the line, since as an active church admission is free. We got our "no line" passes by mobile phone when we saw the waiting line, and showed our passes...More

1  Thank twoinmaine
Reviewed 6 days ago

I visited the Basilica twice - once as a tourist and once for Sunday morning mass. I'm glad I did both because many parts of the Basilica are roped off when tourists visit. For Sunday mass, you have a few minutes both before and after...More

Thank KPfeff
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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6 September 2017|
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Response from Kieran S | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were there on the Tuesday & we made a point of being in the Basilica from 11.30am as it is illuminated at this time, I believe it's like this for an hour. I remember seeing something about weekends where the times are... More
4 September 2017|
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Response from Janet B | Reviewed this property |
We took pictures, didn't stop anyone taking pictures. It's a beautiful place :) You should try to visit some of the beautiful churches too if you can :)
19 June 2017|
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Response from Monica K | Reviewed this property |
I used Viator, they are awesome!