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The Golden Basilica – Guided tour

Discover San Marco Square!

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Adult (Ages 6+)
Child (Ages 0-5)

Complete visit of the Saint Mark’s Basilica

Enjoy a marvelous 1-hour visit inside the Golden Basilica: famous for its five-domes covered by gold and the uncountable art masterpieces inside. The expert guide will accompany along its secular history narrating curiosities and legends around the Church!

The Basilica is the perfect synthesis of Venetian art and a unique blend of Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic elements with the Five Oriental-looking domes crown. Visit the Basilica’s Terrace with the copies of the famous horses. From this spectacular location admire the most beautiful view of heart of Venice: St Mark’s Square.

Discover St. Mark’s Museum where to admire objects of various kinds and origins belonging to the Basilica, including the quadriga of St. Mark’s, the famous horses, moved from its original in the terrace after the last restoration.

At the end of your activity you will have the opportunity to do the free optional tour the Glass Craftsman Demonstration visiting a Glass Factory very close to Saint Mark’s square (20 minutes tour). Please follow the instruction that our staff will provide to you locally.