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Venice Walking Tour plus Skip the Lines Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica Tours
"This tour combination is the right one for those who crave a full immersion into Venice and its ever lasting symbols. 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.This combo will start with a beautiful walking tour which will take you among the most hidden and peaceful corners of Venice. Discover the city through its narrow alleys called “calli countless bridges and wide traditional and picturesque squares still the heart of Venetian people's social life. Discover the famous sites as well as hidden gems mixed with interesting facts about the city of the Serenissima and its everlasting history.The first highlight of the walking tour is St. Mark’s Square with the description of the majestic St. Mark’s Basilica the elegant Doge’s Palace
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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 Water Taxi Cruise plus Aperitivo
"Hop aboard your water taxi at the Rialto Fish Market pier and cruise out into the waters of the Grand Canal. Pass underneath Rialto Bridge as you head into the heart of the Venice canal network to discover the areas off the beaten tourist trail.See Venice’s historical city hospital and the cemetery island o glide through Cannaregio to pass the Jewish Ghetto Madonna dell‘Orto Church and Campo dei Mori as you guide gives you the lowdown on each sight.Return to the Grand Canal admiring the palaces and noble houses that flank the banks and step near Piazza San Marco for aperitivo time. As the sun sets over the city
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Piazza San Marco Tips (308)

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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Things to Do Near Piazza San Marco

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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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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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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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