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“must see in Venice”

Basilica di San Marco
Ranked #3 of 813 things to do in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Blending the architectural styles of East and West, Venice's magnificent basilica was consecrated in 832 AD as an ecclesiastical building to house the remains of St. Mark.
Reviewed July 14, 2013

beautiful historic church building , nice for photos & it's a land mark of venice. nice cafes outside to have your dinner while kids can play with the birds

Thank Wiselady98
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Absolutely jaw-dropping! Leaves u speechless,. If you only visit one place in Venice this must be it! You won't be disappointed!

Thank KatherineM23
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

It is a busy place with lots of people, but worth it! It is a great place to see. Lots of shops and restaurants and beautiful!

Thank Lisa_Q47
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

Like the fact that you can climb to have a great view of the square from above the church. Steep climb to get up there.

Thank macunitny2000
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Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

Pay the extra 5 euros to go upstairs an see the ceiling up close and the extra museum and te great view of the water and the square from the balcony.

Thank vermonter57282
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