1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Saint Mark's Basilica

Venice: San Marco, Basilica, & Pala D'Oro Walking Tour

Product ID: 201523
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Walk through the heart of Venice, to St Mark’s square, the center of the political and religious power of the Serenissima Republic. Learn about the history and the curiosities of one of the most beautiful squares in the world from an expert guide.
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Duration: 2 hours
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  • Discover the enchanting San Marco Square
  • Enter inside the Basilica and see the hidden Pala D'oro
  • Learn about the history of Venice from an expert guide
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An expert guide will tell you the history and the curiosities of one of the most beautiful squares in the world, that over the centuries has undergone countless transformations linked to important historical events. Discover numerous monuments including the famous Campanile di San Marco, the Procuratie, the Clock Tower and the Doge's Palace, the historical residence of the head of the city (entrance not included).

Continue the tour inside the St. Mark’s Basilica, also known as the Golden Basilica for its splendid 13th-century golden mosaics that cover the walls, a symbol of the power and wealth of the Republic of Venice. Be enchanted by the basilica's beauty. Entrance to the Basilica is included, except for on Sunday.

Inside the Basilica marvel at the Pala d'Oro, universally recognized as one of the most refined and accomplished works of Byzantine art, strongly desired by Doge Pietro Orseolo I to celebrate the grandeur of Venice.
  • Basilica entrance
  • Pala D'Oro entrance
  • Guided tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratiuties

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Meeting point

Bucintoro Viaggi agency in Campo San Luca, Calle Minelli, 1267B, 30124 Venice VE, Italy

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• No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed, knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women - you may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
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Bucintoro Viaggi

Product ID: 201523