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Basilica di San Marco

Of the many historic churches located in Venice, Italy, the Basilica di San Marco may be the most famous and represents one of the world’s finest examples of Byzantine architecture. Situated on the eastern end of the Piazza San Marco, the spectacular cathedral is connected to Doge’s Palace. Construction of Basilica di San Marco began in the 9th century and continued into the 16th century as the exterior was further decorated and ornately adorned. The exterior of the cathedral is lavishly designed and decorated with an array of columns, mosaics and Romanesque art.

  • Explore the Basilica di San Marco Museum, where you can see the restored 13th century Horses of Saint Mark that were once stolen by Napoleon and later returned to Venice in 1815.
  • Visit the upper corridor of Basilica di San Marco and admire the spectacular mosaics covering the interior. The massive 8,000 square metre mosaic contains gold, bronze and a colourful variety of precious stones from around Venice.
  • Walk around the exterior and check out the strange statue of The Tetrarchs which is made from porphyry rock and has adorned the Basilica since the early 13th century.

The Marco Polo International Airport is the main gateway to Venice and it is well connected to the city. From the airport you can take one of the Water Buses that go directly to the city centre. The city is connected by a vast network of canals that are the best way to get around the city. Most Venetians travel by small vaporetto boats that are cheap and fast and there is a stop for the Basilica di San Marco aptly named San Marco. The streets along the Grand Canal are safe for pedestrians and are perfect for long walks.

Hotels near Basilica di San Marco

298 hotels near Basilica di San Marco

1 Bella Venezia Hotel Venice

4 stars
4.5 / 5 21 reviews

Calle dei fabbri 4701/11 Map

Featuring plush accommodations and top-notch facilities housed in a 16th-century building, Bella Venezia Hotel Venice creates an ideal base for travellers visiting Venice. This centrally located... More

2 Canal Hotel Venice

3 stars
4.0 / 5 5 reviews

Santa Croce, 553 Map

Offering ultimate luxury and excellent services, the Canal Hotel Venice makes your stay a truly memorable. GeneralDuring leisure, you can visit the city's best attractions or explore the... More

3 Carlton On The Grand Canal Hotel Venice

4 stars
4.5 / 5 11 reviews

Santa Croce, 578 Map

As the name suggests, the Carlton on the Grand Canal Hotel is situated on the most famous canal of the city, the Grand Canal. This is where gondolas mix with the vaporetti, and along its banks... More

4 Palazzo Odoni Hotel Venice

4 stars
5.0 / 5 1 reviews

Santa Croce, 151 Fondamenta Minotto Map

Combining authentic Venetian charm and decor with modern amenities, Palazzo Odoni Hotel Venice provides a stylish and welcoming haven for tourists exploring the historic city of Venice.... More

5 Starhotels Splendid Venice

4 stars
5.0 / 5 2 reviews

San Marco Mercerie, 760 Map

Offering comfortable accommodation and convenient facilities, the Starhotels Splendid Venice is an ideal place to spend your relaxing vacation. GeneralThe property provides banquet as well as... More

6 Campiello Hotel Venice

3 stars
4.2 / 5 6 reviews

Castello 4647 Map

With a prime central location, Hotel Campiello Venice offers the perfect combination of relaxation and convenience for you to have a wonderful holiday in the most magical city in the world. ... More

7 Torino Hotel Venice

3 stars
4.7 / 5 3 reviews

Calle Delle Ostreghe, 2356 Map

Enveloped by the warm atmosphere of its Venetian style interior, Torino Hotel Venice treats its guests to truly special sensations, a love nest for an exclusive and romantic getaway. GeneralIf you... More

8 Antico Panada Hotel Venice

3 stars
4.6 / 5 16 reviews

Calle Degli specchieri , 646 Map

Boasting a tradition that dates from 1889 and hosted in an 18th century building, this hotel has always been a reference point for Italian and foreign tourists who wish to discover the beauty of... More

9 Ca Del Campo Hotel Venice

3 stars
5.0 / 5 3 reviews

Campo Della Guerra San Marco 511 Map

Stay at the Ca del Campo Hotel and enjoy the atmosphere of the old Venetian residence, which is still shining from the period furnishings and the ancient paintings decorating the hotel. GeneralAt... More

10 Royal San Marco & Suites Hotel Venice

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

Calle Dei Fabbri 848 Map

Being an oasis of relaxation, this property offers a pleasant ambience, high standards of comfort and convenient facilities for both business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralGuests... More