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Venice: Saint Mark's Basilica After Hours Guided Tour

Product ID: 75722
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Tour Saint Mark's Basilica on this tour that permits access after closing time. Marvel at the spectacular golden mosaics, the Pala d'Oro and more.
About this activity
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Duration: 1.5 hours
Starting time 7:00 PM
Skip the line through a separate entrance
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  • Enter Saint Mark's Basilica after closing time
  • Admire the golden mosaics and Pala d'Oro on a guided tour
  • Learn about the history of Venice from an expert guide
Full description
Enjoy an exclusive evening walking tour with access to Saint Mark’s Basilica after closing time.

Start in Saint Mark’s Square on this 1.5-hour tour, where your guide will tell you about the dynamic history of Venice.

Enter Saint Mark’s Basilica without delay, after closing time. Marvel at the 43,000 square feet of golden mosaics, illuminated just for this tour. See the Pala d’Oro, one of the most refined examples of Byzantine enamel, decorated with over 1,900 gems.

Visit areas that otherwise are not open to the public, such as the crypt, which is said to contain the relics of Saint Mark.
  • Exclusive access to Saint Mark's Basilica after hours
  • Tour of Saint Mark's Square, inside Saint Mark's Basilica and its breathtaking mosaics, the Crypt, which is normally not accessible, and the Pala d’Oro altarpiece
  • Qualified tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Admission to the upper floor of the Basilica and the Treasury
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Meet 15 minutes before the tour departure near the water well at Piazzetta dei Leoncini (on the left hand side when facing the Saint Mark's Basilica in St. Mark's Square). Address: San Marco, 314, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy. Look for your guide who will be holding a sign with the local supplier's name on and an orange umbrella.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the starting time. If you arrive late for the departure you will miss the tour
• This activity is not wheelchair-accessible
• Shoulders and knees must be covered to enter the Basilica
• Backpacks are not allowed inside the Basilica
• The tour operates rain or shine

From US$ 107.43 per person

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Product ID: 75722