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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” (217 reviews)
“gold mosaics” (157 reviews)
“museum upstairs” (129 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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San Marco 328, 30124 Venice, Italy
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"bronze horses"
in 217 reviews
"gold mosaics"
in 157 reviews
"museum upstairs"
in 129 reviews
"skip the line"
in 410 reviews
"beautiful church"
in 411 reviews
"free entry"
in 157 reviews
"around the corner"
in 147 reviews
"awe inspiring"
in 117 reviews
"st marks"
in 256 reviews
"guided tour"
in 201 reviews
"st mark's square"
in 212 reviews
"early in the morning"
in 136 reviews
"san marco"
in 161 reviews
"visiting venice"
in 135 reviews
"doge's palace"
in 159 reviews
"queue"
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"balcony"
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Reviewed yesterday

This is another must do - but be prepared for the crowds.... We were there in April (after Easter and well before the summer crush, but it was INSANELY crowded. The interior of the basilica is truly breathtaking - and if you are able to...More

Thank SFOglobetrotter
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First visit was in November. No crowds. No lines. Perfect atmosphere. This april weekend was a little different. But the church is still worth it. Take the time. Your patience will be rewarded

Thank Stephenjohnallan
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Reviewed yesterday

Having been to Venice previously, I had already seen the basilica in a leisurely and thorough fashion. I even managed a few stealth photos. That is all but impossible now. Long queues and access limited to a few parts where you shell out a couple...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We visited in April and the line was long but moved quickly. There is a bag-check around the corner that also moves quickly. I initially made the mistake of skipping the bag-check line because I was impatient, but they didn't let me in with my...More

Thank Jay E
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The one place in Venezia is a must go. If you don't visit this place whilst in Venezia , then you have not been there even you are in Venezia. Take time to go to the tower, and the SAN marco palazzo... it is truly...More

Thank Nick L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The workmanship in this basilica is amazing. You must pay extra to view the treasures but it’s worth it. The floor is a giant mosaic of tiny pieces of marble intricately arranged as well as the 24 carat gold ceiling. The exterior is also an...More

Thank ravegan
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This building is absolutely amazing. There's a definite reason why so many tourists take time to walk through this architectural marvel. TIPS: The lights come on for one hour a day (11:30 am to 12:30 pm). Try and get inside just a few minutes before...More

Thank Pam W
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is truly an impressive building. The queues seem to go know forever. If you want to visit here, prebook your tickets.

Thank Lane-English
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Classic, historical and really impressive. Real Venice. make sure to take the guided tour. Book online in advance to avoid queues and have a professional guide, I booked through Tripadvisor.

Thank Donal H
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My favorite part of visiting was strolling right up to the separate entrance for those that had purchased tickets in advance...when everyone else was lined up in a long line waiting to get in. Well worth the money to get tickets in advance! (Especially since...More

Thank Kim D
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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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