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Centro Storico di Venezia

Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
+39 041 274 8111
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Beautiful Area Worth Seeing!!

Piazza San Marco is a beautiful area with so much history it is definitely worth seeing. One of... read more

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Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
San Marco
Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
+39 041 274 8111
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Reviewed yesterday

Piazza San Marco is a beautiful area with so much history it is definitely worth seeing. One of the most photographed piazzas in all the world, the iconic structures that surround you are not to be missed.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

An amazing area full of beautiful buildings, interesting history and great atmosphere. So many good views and photo opportunities. With the famous Grand Canal cutting through the area. It is easy to get the Vaporetto along the many stops.

Thank MrMrsHappyR
Reviewed 2 days ago

Don’t stay just between Rialto and Palazzo Ducale. Tourists and more tourists and shops for tourists are there. Try to find small streets with small or medium size churches, where you can see locals, some life and some abandoned places. Visit Castello district and side...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 6 days ago

A must see on a trip to Venice, we loved it but avoided the pricey bars and eating places, Venice has so much to see, will have to go back again.

Thank scotlasseng
Reviewed 1 week ago

I found the Historic Center of Venice to me ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE! Seriously! What a WONDERFUL square/piazza! St. Mark's Basilica is one of the dominant buildings that look prominently watches over Piazza San Marco! Majestically towering over the square is the Campanile! Big and Beautiful! Be...More

1  Thank ShanOC
Reviewed 1 week ago

The central Historic District of Venice is comprised of St Marks Square and church, Doges Palace and other historic buildings.There are many cafes to relax in and enjoy.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking through the alleys of the historic center of this city is really a unique thing; Venice has a special charm that probably no other city in the world has. Describing what you will find in front of you around its streets is almost impossible,...More

2  Thank Travelcooking
Reviewed 1 week ago

The heart of Venice is just stunning to say little. The grandeur shows in every angle and piece of stone they put in the lagune.

Thank Anietta18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Marco is not only the cathedral, it is not only the bell tower or the Palazzo Ducale, it is not the incredible architecture of the surrounding buildings. It is an atmosphere. It is the incarnation of an ideal of beauty and magnificence which has...More

Thank giulonragu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've come to Venice numerous times since my first visit in 1969 and have seen the toll that uber Disneyfication and humungous cruise ships have taken on this world-heritage city and its lagoon. Despite the crowds, it's always an awe-inspiring experience to spend a day...More

1  Thank Musqat
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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Ahmed O
30 September 2017|
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Response from Taxidevil | Reviewed this property |
No because there are no cars in Venice.