Beautiful building. We booked our tickets in advance to avoid the queues. Absolutely worth a visit. We went in late October so it wasn't to busy.
About Basilica di San Marco
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It was interesting when walking in to see water in spots on the floor which we were told comes through the small grates in the floor due to the rising and falling of the water surrounding Venice. Inside the church is absolutely stunning, and learning...More
We toured St. Mark's on our recent visit to Venice with Walking Tours of Italy and did the St. Mark's After Dark tour. WOW!!! We saw so many beautiful churches on our Mediterranean cruise but the mosaics and architecture of St. Mark's is stupendous. We...More
The views inside are spectacular. The gold trim, icons, mosaics and paintings are magnificent. Be sure to go to the "balcony" on the 2nd level for the view inside and outside
Go between 11:30-12:30 each day, when all lights in the cathedral are turned on. It is really gorgeous
Amazing architecture and pretty impressive considering how long ago it was built. Well worth the visit regardless of one's faith.
We bought skip the line tickets which allowed us to enter with absolutely no waiting on line. The basilica itself was extraordinary. It was a little annoying that there were three separately priced sections within the basilica. The museum was very worthwhile but I'd skip...More
We were somewhat disappointed when we went to st Mark's. We queued for about 15 minutes outside and then for another 20 minutes inside to see the treasures. Not worth it. There are much nicer churches in Venice. We stumbled upon San Maria Assunta Ai...More
Venice doesn't have the same number of attractions as some of the other cities in Italy. This church is definitely worth a stop. It has beautiful architecture. The line can get a little long to get in though.
The mosaics are not to be missed. This is a spectacular church and pay the extra to go to the altar area.