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Piazza San Marco

St. Mark's Square - the main square in Venice. In the 9th century, it was only a small area in front of the Basilica of St. Mark. Cathedral until 1807 was the court chapel at the palace of the Doges. In 1777, the area acquired its current size. It consists of two parts: the site of the Grand Canal to the bell tower and the square itself.
The main attraction of the area are its monuments. Here you can see the columns of St. Mark and St. Theodore, the Ducal Palace, the clock tower of St. Mark, St. Mark's Basilica, the Old and New Procuratie, the Library of San Marco, as well as the tallest building in Venice - St. Mark's bell tower.
Integral part of the area are also pigeons, which once brought here from Cyprus.



Carnival of Venice 2017
11.02.2017 18:00 - 28.02.2017 23:45
On the February 11 Venice will be enveloped in a lively, cheerful and unrestrained frenzy of the most large-scale carnival in Italy. The Venice Carnival of 2017 will continue up to "Shrove Tuesday", which this year, according to the Gregorian calendar, will be on 28...
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