St Mark's is one of the most spectacular churches in the world - well worth its accolades and a draw for millions of travelers. It was the first place we headed on our tour of the city.
This majestic monument carries hundreds of years of history and culture from the Byzantine era until today.
Napolean originally stole the horses off the top of St Marjs and put them on a monument just outside the lourve
In piazza San Marco you cannot miss the Basilica, the entrance is free but you have to pay if you want to see the treasure or go up to the gallery, both at a few bucks.
Mosaics on the floor like this are completely amazing and beautiful. Again, this picture is from a postcard I scanned because you are not allowed to take photos inside.
Basilica San Marco - here is a picture of the inside (scanned from a postcard - you are not allowed to take photos inside) Click on the image for a better view. WOW.
Basilica San Marco
A very beautiful cathedral outside as inside.
You have to visit the cathedral
the treasure is pleasant but i ve enjoy more the archer s room and the view on the place
You should of course visit the church of st. Mark. Notice that it is closed for service some hours, so check them out before you do other things in Venice.
You have to see it also from inside!