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It is said that Napoleon called San Marco "the drawing room of Europe." And it is a breathtakingly beautiful place. But the square has long been a lure for massive numbers of pigeons, drawn by the massive numbers of tourists who readily feed them...more
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Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice, Italy
San Marco
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Reviewed today via mobile

One of those things you just have to do when visiting Venice! We had a tour guide show us the location before a gondola ride, so we wandered back to St Marks Square afterwards. We bought a guide book to give us a bit of...More

Thank LFCfan123
Reviewed today

Of course you are going to visit St. Marks Square when you are in Venice. It’s big, full of history and worth the visit. do walk around the area, allong the water front and thru the small gardens. Keep your valuables secure and be aware...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed today

The Square is open to the Grand Canal, the tower and the Basilica at one end, with shops and bars around the square. There is the clock building to the left of the basilica which leads to the quilter back streets. These back streets again...More

Thank J9004
Reviewed today via mobile

What a beautiful square! So many landmarks to see in one place, some designer shops, jewelry shops and cafes around

Thank Sheniz M
Reviewed today

All things begin here. Shops and taverns all around this open air square. A great view of the Bascillica and a great place to stop for a coffee, wine and to people watch. We kept coming back to relax and soak in Venice. Beautifully lit...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed today

The square is an amazing place to be! The architecture, history, and beauty are inspiring. Take time to learn a bit about it rather than just stroll through. We did a private tour and it was great! Yes, the square can get very crowded and...More

Thank Missy C
Reviewed today

When such a stunning looking place gets taken over by the wrong priorities it taints your experience. You aren't allowed to sit down anywhere, probably because the businesses want to charge you a cover to sit on their seats. There are security to stop you...More

Thank NeilRichardson1980
Reviewed today

We were there in July and it was hot and very busy but you need to visit at least once. The restaurants in the square itself are very expensive so it’s worth walking a couple of minutes out of the square where there are lots...More

Thank GS1505
Reviewed today

Quite possibly the best place in Venice., framed by the Pallazzo Ducale, the tower, the clock... Although overcrowded by day, by night is far more pleasant. Esplanades, orchestra style small bands, playing live, and on demand. Of course, nothing here comes cheap. But that, I...More

Thank Carlos B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Crazy crowded, but a Venice must see! Great to grab gelato and wander around! Must see the church & bell tower!

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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June 24, 2018|
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Response from Wisam G | Reviewed this property |
You have two choices: 1. Using FlixBus by €6 almost, to take you to Venice bus station, but you need to take another transportation (Like taxi boat or public boat) "with different prices" from bus station in Venice to take... More
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June 13, 2018|
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Response from Kim K | Reviewed this property |
You'll need to get a bus from your airport and then a water bus from the mainland. San Marco has at least three stops very near it, and is busy until after midnight. You shouldn't struggle to get tp your hotel.
June 7, 2018|
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Response from Sunshineqld | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you contact The Venice Information Centre, you may have to google to find the site, the baby carrier should not be considered a bag, it is a child carrier, I hope you are successful, and happy holiday.