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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” (197 reviews)
“gold mosaics” (146 reviews)
“museum upstairs” (117 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 20 June 2016

give this one a miss, a real con. can't take your large bag inside and no where to leave it, once inside it extra cost for this room and that room. why did the church spend so much money on itself.

Thank paul b
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Althought the queue to entrance is terrible for sure it worth to wait beacuse Byzantine domes and 8500 sq metres of luminous mosaics, Venice's basilica is an unforgettable sight.

Thank anikita86
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Did not manage to visit inside, as the queue was at least 2 hours on a boiling day. Try to get there early.

Thank pmrunner
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Seen one seen em all, not worth queuing for. 2 euro skip the crew via venetoinside was mostly worth it, except had to wait half an hour

Thank H B
Reviewed 20 June 2016

This is an amazing Basilica. Although not thought of too often as a place of pilgrimage, but it is. I was fortunate to go to mass early in the morning as the sun was rising. Having horizontal sun rays illuminate the ceiling is awesome. Best...More

Thank 11alexis
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The photos speak for themselves. This is one of the top 3 locations in Venice. Not only the Saint Mark's Basilica, but the Doge's Palace. The ruling Bureaucracy offices and the must see Bridge of Sighs, are all surrounding this location. The story of Saint...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 19 June 2016

what a beautiful place to visit the arcitecture is quite overwhelming everything was on an enormous scale quite overwhelming

Thank Colin P
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Fantastic. My favourite Catholic church of all time, in a class of its own. Forget St. Peter's in Rome, this is more breathtaking and awe-inspiring. A glorious gilded subdued masterpiece. Worth every minute of the wait.

Thank SusanneKL
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Wear something that cover your shoulders or you can buy a scarf for a euro. The mosaic work is absolutely extraordinary. 5 euro entrance fee is well worth it. Only allow photos outside. I'm not a good photographer. Photos don't do the views justice!

Thank travlnfl
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

It's not the most beautiful church we've seen in Italy. Yet it's so well known that you might as well see it. If you want to go to mass here, use the north entry and be prepared to get hassled if you look American. The...More

Thank nocflite
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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Response from Ginga N | Reviewed this property |
Hi I used Viator I tried to post the link but it would not let me.
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Response from DominoV63 | Reviewed this property |
Ciao,le luci della Basilica vengono accesi dal crepuscolo all'alba.
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Response from Radhika V | Reviewed this property |
Yes, a small bag/purse is allowed but bag packs have to be checked at the cloak room for free. The instructions are displayed at the entry, u can't miss it.