St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice is probably one of the most famous and visited churches in the Western world. Thousands of tourists come to admire the beautiful mosaics inside and on the facade of the church.
Watch my Piazza San Marco Video to see the sites is this magnificent Square:
Climb to the top of the Bell Tower for an Amazing View of Venice:
Go to the second floor of the Basilica to get up close and personal with the horses:
Inside the amazing Basilica of Saint Mark you can see glistening mosaics:
Visit the crypt of St. Mark:
The original horses are in the Museum of the Basilica on the second floor:
I love the clock tower. Listen to the Moors ring the bell at the top of the 500 year old Torre dell’Orologio:
It was designed by Maurizio Codussi in 1496. The clock displays the time, the phase of the moon, and the dominant sign of the Zodiac.
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