"Amazing Views From The Top Of The CAMPANILE" Campanile di San Marco Tip by Krystynn

Campanile di San Marco, Venice: 155 reviews and 292 photos

  Amazing views from the top of the Campanile
by Krystynn

The CAMPANILE - a 99 meters high bell tower is actually the oldest building on Piazza San Marco.

Construction work on the Campanile started as early as in the 9th century. However, the whole structure collapsed on July 14,1902. Thankfully, nobody was killed or injured except for the caretaker's poor cat!

In 1912, a completely rebuilt Campanile was opened to the public.

For tourists, you can take an elevator right to the top of the tower for a panoramic view over the entire city of Venice. You won't regret it.

Address: Basilica di San Marco, Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia, Italy
Directions: Located in St. Mark's Square north of Laguna Veneta
Phone: +39 041 2708311
Website: http://www.basilicasanmarco.it/

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  • Written Jan 25, 2004
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