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.

Facts & Stats on the Basilica of St. Mark

Go Historic ID
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica of St. Mark
Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco
St. Mark's Basilica

Visitor & Contact Information

Piazza San Marco
Venice, Italy

Resources for the Basilica of St. Mark

  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.

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About This Listing

Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Basilica of St. Mark - Venice, Italy