Venice: St. Mark's Basilica Hidden Meanings Tour

Venice: St. Mark's Basilica Hidden Meanings Tour

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Key Details
Duration
2 hours
Skip the Line
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Live Guide
English, French

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What You'll Do
  • Explore the hidden meanings behind the main sites of St. Mark's Square and Basilica
  • Skip the long lines to the main church of Venice
  • Hear a mysterious story about the columns of the Doge's Palace
  • See the stunning mosaics of "La Serenissima"
Overview
Learn the hidden meanings behind Venetian works of art on a 2-hour mystery tour of St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice. Marvel at the Byzantine architecture of St. Mark's Square. Then, skip the long lines to enter the magnificent church of St. Mark's.
What to Expect
Unravel the secret meanings behind the most important church in Venice on a 2-hour tour of St. Mark’s Square and Basilica.

Meet your guide by the statue of the lions on Piazzetta dei Leoncini, St. Mark’s Square, and learn the history of the piazza and its importance to “La Serenissima.” Your guide will explain the meaning of the lions, made from red marble.

Hear about the columns of the Doge’s Palace, and an untold story about the capitelli (the support at the top of the columns). Then, go inside St. Mark's Basilica to see the mosaics depicting scenes from the New Testament.

Your guide will describe some of the hidden symbols behind the architecture, unveiling a different side to Venice.
What's Included
  • Guide
  • Skip-the-line entrance ticket to St. Mark's Basilica
Meeting Point

Meet next to the statue of the lion on Piazzetta dei Leoncini. Your guide will be holding a sign with "Passeggiate Italiane" written on it for ease of contact (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Please note that there is a dress code for St. Mark's Basilica: knees, shoulders, and backs must be covered for men and women at all times
• Please bring a scarf to use if asked
• Large bags and rucksacks must be left in the wardrobe

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