Amazing on all counts! To avoid the long lines, get a fast track ticket online for about one euro per person. It was definitely worth it.
About Basilica di San Marco
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One of the half dozen must do's in Venice. Fabulous Basilica. Pay the extra 2 euros for full access. View form the top is lovely
We had visited some years ago and when I saw the queues I was quite happy at that. Having said that it is a must visit place on a trip to Venice.
Basilica di San Marco is a beautiful example of how our western culture is able to insert east (from good old Constantinople) magnificent drawings and icons into a great church dedicated to the apostle St. Mark. Certainly the piazza San Marco is the center of...More
You can visit basilica for free. There is a special entrance for those without ticket (free entrance). You enter the church On the rind hand site. You cannot take a backpack inside (there is a special place when you can leave it for free). There...More
This is one of the most beautiful basilica's I've ever seen. All the artwork inside is done by tiny mosaic tiles that looks like paint. The gold color is so bright because it's actual gold sandwiched with glass. This place is perfection! It has some...More
This city may be crowded, but at night the lights light up the most wonderful attractions in St Marks Square. It was beautiful!
St Marks Basilica is certainly not the largest or tallest of the basilicas in Venice, but certainly one of the oldest and most interesting. Construction begin in 828, both Byzantine, Islamic and Gothic styles are clearly represented. With 85000 sq ft of gold mosaic, telling...More
This is an amazing church with such intricate detail, it's a must see. It is beautiful inside and out. Do not miss when in Venice - just such an incredible landmark.
We returned to the square in the evening without our group and enjoyed dinner in a small cafe then walked around and listened to various performing groups who were playing beautiful music. It is truly romantic.