Basilica of St. Mark Venice, Italy

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A Byzantine wonder that looks more like Istanbul than Italy, the 11th-century Basilica di San Marco is covered in domes, lined with golden mosaics, and filled with ancient art treasures.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
318412
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Street Address
Piazza San Marco
Coordinates
45.434464° N, 12.339570° E

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References & Resources

  1. Early Christian and Byzantine Architecture
  2. Venice: Buildings: S Marco Grove Art Online.
  3. San Marco, Byzantium, and the Myths of Venice
  4. Piazza San Marco
  5. The Mosaics of San Marco in Venice
  6. The Mosaic Decoration of San Marco, Venice
  7. The Grove Encyclopedia of Medieval Art and Architecture
  8. Official Website of the Basilica of St. Mark Official website.

Article Info

Article Title
Basilica of St. Mark (Venice, Italy)
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April 11, 2015