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  1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Saint Mark's Basilica

Skip the Line: St. Mark's Basilica Guided Tour

Product ID: 59086
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Skip the line to St. Mark's Basilica and discover the art and architecture of the most important religious building in Venice, learn about its history.
About this activity
Duration 1 hour
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Skip the lines and enter St. Mark’s Basilica with your tour guide, without the wait
  • Marvel at the golden-colored mosaics of the Basilica
  • See the wonderful Golden Pall
Full description
Through this captivating tour you'll have the chance to discover the precious interiors of St.Mark's Basilica with one of the most complete and alluring guided visits of this must see sight in Venice.

St. Mark’s Cathedral, located at the eastern end of St. Mark’s Square, is the most famous church in Venice and one of the best known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture. It is referred to as the ‘golden basilica’ for the predominant golden color of its mosaics.

Your knowledgeable guide will lead you to discover rich and sophisticated architectures, the valuable remains of St. Mark, the major altar of St. Mark’s Cathedral and the Golden Pall, considered one of the most valuable objects in the world, due to the preciousness of its materials.

Don't miss the opportunity to understand and appreciate all the major treasures of St. Mark Basilica thanks to this complete and detailed tour.
  • Skip-the-line admission to St. Mark’s Basilica
  • Admission to Pala d'Oro
  • Bilingual guided tour

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Meeting point

Yex’ Change Office - under the Clock Tower (please note that is not the bell tower) in St. Mark's Square

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Important information
Know before you go
• Access to the Basilica is only permitted to visitors wearing suitable attire (no shorts, vests, or sleeveless tops). Backpacks are not allowed for safety reasons
• The Procuratoria di San Marco reserves the right to prohibit visits and access to the Basilica at any time and without notice for reasons of safety (e.g. high water)
• This is a collective tour, this means there will be other people enjoying the same tour
• No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a no-show
• Please note that, due to the particular morphological structure of Venice and the logistic problems resulting from it, there can be no guarantee that the whole tour is accessible to people with limited mobility/wheelchairs
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Product ID: 59086