Adventure Rating in VeniceTOP-37 adventure's step-by-step
recipes & lifehacks
How to take a gondola ride through Venice canals in VeniceHow to drive a motor boat through Venice canals in VeniceHow to take a walk through the Rialto Bridge in VeniceHow to climb the bell tower of the Church of San Giorgio Maggiore in VeniceHow to climb the Campanile of the St. Mark's Basilica in VeniceHow to try gelato in VeniceHow to take a walk through the Doge's Palace in Venice37 things to doin Venice
Take local guideYou can visit this place in one of our tours.Choose
St. Mark's Basilica is the cathedral church, a striking example of Italo-Byzantine architecture. Located on St. Mark's Square, near the Doge's Palace.
St. Mark's Basilica is the most famous building in Venice, the tour guides often starts their excursions from this place. The cathedral is decorated with numerous mosaics made in Byzantine style. There are the relics of Mark the Evangelist and variety of art objects taken from Constantinople during the Crusades in basilica.
Entrance to the cathedral is free for everyone.
Things to do here 1
Know more things to do?
Share your ideas of what to do in Venice with other travellers — together we'll make our travellings more interesting!
St. Mark's Basilica on the mapLocation: St. Mark's Square
from 9:45 am to 5:00 pm
More places to visit in Venice
Burano island is situated near Torcello at the northern end of the Lagoon and is known for its colorful houses and lace.48
La Fenice Theatre
La Fenice Opera House opened in Venice in the late 18th century and two famous operas of the world - "Rigoletto" and "La Traviata" were premiered here.29
Libreria Acqua Alta
Acqua Alta bookstore is one of the most unusual places in Venice, where tourists come because of rare books and atmosphere.10
Doge's Palace is the brightest monument of Italian Gothic architecture, is considered one of the main attractions of the city.33
The Borges Labyrinth
Borges' Labyrinth was open to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of celebrated Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges. It is a huge puzzle not everyone can solve.22
This is a favorite Hemingway and Chaplin's place in Venice, you can buy the famous cocktail here and merge with the locals with the sounds of soothing music.63
This gelateria has very unusual concept - here you can try to make your own ice cream.2
Rialto Bridge is the first and most famous bridge in Venice, it emblazoned on every postcard and souvenir magnet around the city.41
Piazza San Marco
St. Mark's Square it the main square in Venice. It is one of the most beautiful square in the world.51
Riva degli Schiavoni
Riva degli Schiavoni is a cozy and beautiful place, although often filled with tourists. There are wonderful views of the sunset on this embankment.23