"San Marco Square" Piazza San Marco Tip by aliante1981

Piazza San Marco, Venice: 310 reviews and 516 photos

San Marco Square is the focal point of any excursion to Venice. The amount of sights to see there exceeds even the most rosy expectations. It surpassed mine, anyway… Here’s just a snapshot of what you will see when you set foot on San Marco Square:

- Basilica of San Marco
- Campanile, the high bell tower
- The Palace of the Doges
- Archaeological Museum
- The Sansoviniana Library
- The Column of S. Marco
- The Treasury, where the money was coined
- The Florian Caffe, where many literary figures spent their time
- The Wing of Napoleon
- Correr Museum
- The Quadri Caffe
- Procuratie Vecchie, where the city’s authorities worked in 12th century
- The Clock Tower

And all that on a small plot of land! I shall certainly write more on all these subjects, but I guess it will take time…

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  • Written Dec 11, 2003
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