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Skip the Line St Marks Museum and St Marks Basilica

Location: Venice Island, Italy
Duration: 1 Hour
Adult Cost: EUR 21 Per Person ( INR 1772 )
Child Cost: EUR 21 Per Child ( INR 1772 )
Tour Start Time: Starts at: 1000 Hrs and 1500 Hrs

Operational Days of sightseeing

Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat:

Departure Point - St Mark's Basilica

Tour Details

Admire St Mark's Basilica precious mosaics and experience the unique panoramic view of St Mark's square from the upper level of the Basilica! Our tour will let you discover the history and the art techniques of St Mark's Cathedral from a very special perspective: the top! Starting with the visit to the Museum of St Mark, we will see some small scale models that show how the St Mark's Cathedral was built and how this huge Basilica appeared to the eyes of visitors in the past. You will admire from a close-up view the famous mosaics and you will really appreciate the different construction stages of the mosaics of this wounderful Cathedral. In the adjagent room there are several panels that illustrate the time-honoured techniques and some portions of the 15th century mosaics.Continuing our visit, you will learn more about the mosaics of the domes of St Mark by listening to the explanations of the elaborated explanations, which has been enshrining the mortal remains of St Mark for more than 1000 years. Afterwards, thorugh a narrow passage way, we will leave St Mark's Basilica to enter an ancient hall of the Venice Doge's Palace, where ancient tapestries are housed. You will admire the gilded bronze horses , masterpieces of the Greek Hellenistic sculptures and some architecture fragments dated to the oldest construction phases of St Mark's Cathedral in IX century A. D. The tour will continue to the lodge of St Mark's Cathedral and the we will admire from above one of the icons of Venice: St. Mark's Square.

Tour Inclusions

  • English/Italian speaking guide, Skip the line and Museum entry.

Cancellation

A 15% refund applies to completely untilized sightseeing (atleast 8 days prior to commencement of the tour).Within 8 days it is non refundable.

Additional Info

  • Operational from 01st Apr 2018 - 31st Oct 2018. The Tour will not operate on the following date: 06 Jun 2018

Note*: St. Mark's Basilica may be closed to the public without prior notice and during religious ceremonies. Entrance into churches requires appropriate dress code. Shoulders and knees must be covered.