"Piazza San Marco received its..." Piazza San Marco Tip by AndreasK

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<b>Piazza San Marco</b> received its present shape in the 12th century, for the meeting of Pope Alexander III and the Emperor Barbarossa by filling in Rio Batario and the dock. The alteration of the Square was done over the course of one century, adapting to the growing power and wealth of Venice.

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  • Written Sep 7, 2002
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