Discover the Treasure of Venice with this official self-guided audio tour of the Saint Mark's Basilica! Located in the St. Mark square, right next to the Doge's Palace, the Saint Mark's Basilica has always been the center of Venice's public and religious life. Today it is open both for prayer and for the opportunity to admire its extraordinary artistic heritage.
Starting with an incredible journey, the Basilica's story is a tale like no other. Venice brought Byzantium's spiritual and material heritage to the West and preserved it till now so travelers from all over the world could experience its grandeur.
Be lucky to see 8000 square metres of mosaics covering the Basilica walls, vaults, and cupolas. Marvel at a unique architectural collection consisting of masterpieces of different types, epochs, and origins. Visit the Saint Mark's Museum, which houses precious exhibits such as Persian carpets, liturgical vestments, and illuminated manuscripts.
There are only a few places in the world so rich in their history and heritage. Be sure not to miss it!