THE EXTRAORDINARY MOSAICS AND THE HIDDEN TREASURES OF THE BASILICA OF ST MARK
The Golden Basilica
A tour to discover one of the symbols of Venice as well one among the most beautiful and stunning cathedrals on Earth: The St Mark Basilica. Let yourself marvel in front of its stunning mosaics and hidden treasures, while learning more about Venice history and his beloved patron St Mark
This guided tour will take us to discover one of the symbols of Venice: The Golden Basilica of St Mark.
A tour which will make us marvel in front of the majesty and true beauty of the St Mark Basilica, the place where Eastern and Western architecture run into each other.
Here, we will learn more about the everlasting history of Venice, about St Mark and how his ruins came to rest and be shielded here.
A tour not only to see Venice, but to experience this city through its history and glorious past, still shining in its historical sites and legendary characters.
Surrounded by the Basilica’s beautiful golden mosaics and marble inlays, our professional guide will take us along the history and the special features of this unique masterpiece of byzantine art.
Among the priceless treasures shielded in the Basilica, we will have the chance to admire the Pala d’Oro, a fine example of Byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones, and of course, the golden mosaics, maybe the most famous feature of the cathedral.
Validity: from April 1st to October 31st 2019
Availability: from Monday to Saturday in English, French, German and Spanish; Saturday in Italian
Departure: 12.00 am
Duration: 1 hour
Languages: english, french, german, spanish and italian (only at Saturday)
Price: € 25,50 per person (age 6-99), free under 6 years
Clock Tower – Saint Mark Square, Venice
(Lat. 45.440915 – Long. 12.338979)
Present yourself at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the start of the tour.
- Golden Basilica of St Mark