San Marco Square
St. Mark’s Square The most famous square in Venice
After visiting the ancient goldsmith shops of Rialto, if you keep walking along the Mercerie with their luxury shops, jewelers and local features of each type, you will reach the beautiful St. Mark’s Square.
Enclosed by arcades of “the Procuratie”, this charming “living room” made of Istria stones, hosts the magnificent Byzantine mosaics of the Basilica of San Marco, the famous and majestic presence of the tower, the Gothic of the amazing decorated halls of the Palazzo Ducale.
The square also hosts the Museo Correr, the largest civic museum of Venice.
St. Mark’s Square, duing the year, is often transformed in according with the city festivals and events, from the Carnival to the New Year’s Eve, or in occasion of live concerts or open-air theatre.: there are a thousand appointmentswaiting for you in the most pictoresque square in the world.