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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bronze horses” (200 reviews)
“gold mosaics” (148 reviews)
“museum upstairs” (121 reviews)
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San Marco 328, 30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
+39 041 270 8311
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Reviewed today via mobile

Very impressive from the outside unfortunately the huge queues can take up to an hour. It's best to pre-book and pay to jump the queue. You will need to store your backpack in another building nearby before entry. The inside is very dark and crowded...More

Thank James7001
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful cathedral but it also very crowded. Plan on arriving at least 30 minutes before the doors open if you want to bypass a long line. Side note - go to the Museo Correr! It does cost but you not only get to see the...More

Thank ANG1028
Reviewed yesterday

Probably the most iconic Venice landmark, no trip would be complete without a visit, Book a skip the line ticket to avoid the wait. If you want to see the original four horses (the ones adorning the church are reproductions), climb the very steep staircase...More

Thank SuzyQu15
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We'd come to Venice at the end of two weeks touring Bologna, Parma, Verona, San Marino, and Florence and I was a bit over-churched by this point, but the Basilica is very impressive, inside as well as out. Actually if I'm honest it seems to...More

Thank TanyaTim
Reviewed yesterday

We got in to visit the upstairs, and a fee of 3.00 was accepted, but then within a half hour, we were ordered to leave- it wasn't their fault- The President was coming to Venice for a meeting, and he would have to visit the...More

Thank judith l
Reviewed yesterday

a great monument, have to visit, but once inside don't pay extra to visit the treasures section nor the tower, doesn't really worth it

Thank Wissam W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don't wear shorts. Ladies- wear long sleeves. And no back packs are allowed. We learned the hard way a couple years back. And now learn from us! But what an Awesome and Holy and place of reverence.

Thank JDC3_30512
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful basilica inside and out. Well worth a visit. The line moves very quickly but you will be required to cover knees and shoulders (you can purchase a cover at the door). The historic treasures are upstairs and are well worth the extra cost. Don't...More

Thank Lisa78780
Reviewed yesterday

We did not pre-book and joined the line about 10am. Despite being quite long the line moved very fast and we were inside after about 40 minutes. You can pre-book on-line queue jumping tickets for a few euros. Could well be worth considering if you...More

Thank jimmyt7
Reviewed yesterday

Espesially for lovers it is a perfect ambience. We were there for some romantic time and it was goal. I and my boy friend had so much fun on the trip gondola and it's driver. The San Marko was unbelieveble architectural wonder. It was told...More

Thank Dilek y
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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7 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
5 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!