"Colonne del Leone di San Marco e di San Teodoro" Piazza San Marco Tip by myriam_c

Piazza San Marco, Venice: 311 reviews and 517 photos

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These columns were erected in 1172 by Nicolo Barattieri, the architect of the first Rialto Bridge.

The column of San Marco (left) has a bronze winged lion on top of it, the symbol of San Marco.
The column of San Teodoro (right) has a marble statue of San Teodoro on top of it, the patron saint of Venice.

Address: Piazzale dei Leoncini, Piazza San Marco
Directions: Piazza San Marco, close by the Canale della Giudecca
Phone: 6042740436
Website: http://www.associazionepiazzasanmarco.it

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  • Updated Oct 15, 2003
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