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Skip the Line: Best of Venice Private Tour Including San Marco Doges' Palace and Gondola Ride
"See the very best Venice has to offers in one day private walking tour. Explore historic sites including an extended visit to St Mark’s Basilica with our very knowledgeable English-speaking guide. No queuing and VIP treatment all the way with this exclusive package. You will be immersed in Venetian culture as you meander through Venice perhaps Venice’s most famous landmark. Here you can admire the magnificence of the Doge’s Palace and with 'skip-the-line' tickets you will soon be inside discovering the beautiful ceilings with frescoes by Tintoretto and walls adorned with paintings by V Venice’s famous lover and writer was imprisoned in one of the palace attics before managing to escape? Next is the highlight of the tour; the spectacular Basilica San Marco. The guide will point out how eastern architecture and western design have come together to create the Basi some made in the city and others plundered during the crusades. Of particular interest are the 11th century mosaics some of the few treasures that have survived the Basilica’s floods and fires over the centuries. This carefully designed guided tour includes many other famous sites includingCampo San Giovanni e Paolo
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Venice Walking Tour and Gondola Ride
"This walking tour is a perfect way to get to know Venice both as a must-do introductory city tour for new visitors as well as for anyone interested in the city’s history. After meeting your expert guide near St Mark’s Square you'll take a leisurely stroll through the streets of Venice learning about its colorful past through its most characteristic and iconic attractions along with its lesser-known sites. The tour is composed of two parts and allows you to discover the lesser-known places of Venice and to try a means of transport you will explore the area around Piazza San Marco and Rialto Bridge. Learn about the top attractions and stop for photos in front of Venice's cultural centerpieces such as Teatro la Fenice Scala del Bovolo and Rialto Bridge. Your guide will determine the exact itinerary
From EUR44.00
 
Morning Walking Tour of Venice Plus Gondola Ride
"Enjoy this guided walking tour which will let you discover the most famous spots in Venice combined with a gondola ride that will let you appreciate the city from a different perspective as Venetian nobles used to do in the past.The tour begins at one of the most famous landmarks in Venice St.Mark’s Square where you’ll admire ancient buildings
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Piazza San Marco Tips (310)

SAN MARCO - Giardinetti Reali

SAN MARCOVAPORETTO- SAN MARCO VALLARESSOTurning right from the San Marco Vaporetta stop, you will soon come across this small garden on your left hand side. Originally the site of the state granary...
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suvanki
Oct 07, 2010

The Four Tetrarchs (I&V)

The Four Tetrarchs is the porphyry sculpture on the south-west corner of San Marco Basilica. It represents the Tetrarchs – four rulers of the Roman Empire toward the end of its power – Diocletian,...
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Zvrlj
Sep 10, 2009

SAN MARCO MUSEUM PLUS CARD.

This is a quite interesting initiative from the Musei Civici Veneziani association.With one single ticket you can visit: 1° THE MUSEUMS OF ST MARK'S SQUARE: Doge's Palace, Museo Correr, Museo...
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breughel
Jul 20, 2010

Piazza San Marco

What can one say about their first sight of the "Piazza San Marco"? It is magnificent, and overwhelming---am I really here? Turning 360 degrees to take in the panorama, I can only compare it to...
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starship
Jun 23, 2011

San Marco Vallaresso- Arriving from airport.

SAN MARCOVAPORETTO SAN MARCO VALLARESSO This is the start of my mini tour of San Marco to the Rialto BridgeAlighting at the Alilaguna water bus stop, from Marco Polo airport you are within a few...
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suvanki
Oct 07, 2010

Piazzetta San Marco

SAN MARCOVAPORETTO-SAN MARCO VALLARESSO/ SAN ZACCARIAPiazzetta San Marco is the 'doorway' onto San Marco Piazza, where years ago, seafaring visitors and traders would arrive into the city.It is hard...
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suvanki
Oct 07, 2010

The Molo

SAN MARCOVAPORETTO - SAN ZACCARIA or SAN MARCO (VALLARESSO)The Molo is the area of waterfront of the Pizzetta San Marco , here is one of the places where excursion boats to Murano (and its glass...
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suvanki
Oct 07, 2010

Piazza San Marco - The Procuraties and Museums

Piazza San Marco is bordered on its left and right sides by rows of shops and cafes etc. with a covered paved area.These were the offices for the procurators, who were elected to office, but were...
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suvanki
Jan 05, 2009

Piazza San Marco

This is the center piece of Venice. It is stunning, iconic and stacked high with history, art and architecture. Its delicately tiled surface is filled with as many pigeons as tourists, and they dive...
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antistar
Nov 24, 2013

You got to see them...

The best way to look at St Marks Square is climbing the campanile. Another good way to avoid the huge crowds that gather in the square is going there at night. The cathedral is also beautiful during...
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jorgec25
Jul 06, 2009

Piazzetta Dei Leoncini

SAN MARCOVAPORETTO - SAN ZACCARIA or SAN MARCO (VALLARESSO)Crossing over the Ponte della Canonica, proceeding forward, and turning left you enter into the Piazzetta dei Leoncini.This small square is...
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suvanki
Oct 07, 2010

Piazza San Marco

After peeping at 'The Lady With The Mortar', under the Clocktower, (see my previous tip) walk back into the hustle and bustle of "The Worlds' Drawing Room, the only one worthy of having the sky for...
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suvanki
Aug 06, 2008
 
 
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Museo Correr

Originally built to be an apartment for Napoleon, it is now one of the Civic Museums of Venice. If you buy a ticket to enter the Doge's Palace after 3:00 pm, admission to the Correr Museum is...
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Casino

German opera composer Richard Wagner had a love affair with Venice, making six lengthy visits during the latter years of his life. His Italian retreat served as a quiet oasis away from the noisy...
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Vaporetto

I went with my class to Venice for one day. Regrettable the weather was bad, but for the second time the sun was shining! During the trip, I have token a lot of pictures from the authentic buildings...
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Ponte degli Scalzi

The (Ponte degli Scalzi (bridge of the barefoot monks) is again one of the four bridges that cross the Grand Canal of which and was formerly the nearest bidge to Piazzale Rome until 2008 when the...
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Santa Croce District - Sestiere Santa Croce

We passed at the opposite side of the train station and walked to the right of San Simeon Piccolo (the one with the green cupola on the top). We walked along fondamenta dei Tolentini(pic 1) which was...
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Palazzo Mocenigo

If the poet Robert Browning lived his final years until his death in 1889 in nearby Ca' Rezzonico (now a museum), Lord Byron stayed in this large 18th century palace, although I don't think he died...
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