Basilica di San Marco

venice, italy

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Basilica di San Marco

venice, italy

Famous for: Monuments, Churches, Iconic Sites
Basilica di San Marco is one of the well known landmark in Venice. Dome structure, luminous mosaics and minute engravings will leave you mesmerized. Pigeons playing around in the open space in front of the church presents a stunning view.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
access_time Timing:
14:00 - 16:30 Everyday
hourglass_empty Duration: 0.5 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: Free
Dome structure and luminous mosaics, make this cathedral memorable. It was originally built to house the corpse of St. Mark. After a fire incident, this building was rebuilt in the current modern version. 
Various treasures are on display in the museum, highlight is the Quadriga of St Mark's, a group of four bronze horses. 
Dome structure and mosaics stand out during sunset. Entry is free of cost although one has to maintain the dressing etiquette i.e knees and shoulders covered. 
Timings:
October 29 – April 15:
9.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. ( last admission 4.45 p.m.);  Sunday and holidays: 2.00 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. (last admission 4.15 p.m.)
April 16 – October 28:
9.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. ( last admission 4.45 p.m.) ; Sunday and holidays: 2.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m. (last admission 4.45 p.m)
How to Reach
From Piazzale Roma: By the water-bus lines 1 (40 minutes ), 51 (20 minutes) and 2 (30 minutes)
From Santa Lucia Train Station: By the water-bus lines 1 (35 minutes ), 51 (25 minutes) and 2 (35 minutes)

Contact

9:02 AM Local Time

Location

328 Piazza San Marco Venezia Venezia Città Metropolitana di Venezia Veneto Italy 30124
City center: Venice
Nearest airport: Venice Marco Polo Airport

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