Saint Mark’s Basilica (Basilica di San Marco) is one of the most famous churches of Venice – the unique city in Italy, located on 118 Islands. If you want to see a piece of ancient Byzantium to modern Europe, the best object is not found. Basilica di San Marco is a classic example of Byzantine architecture not only in the Old continent, but all over the world.
Religious building, impressive by its glamour and luxury, is located in the homonymous square and is adjacent to the Gothic Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale) was the residence of the rulers of the Venetian Republic in the middle Ages. Originally a Basilica was a chapel, after gaining “independence” only with obtaining the status of residence of Patriarch of Venice. Here are objects of art of antiquity, which have no prices. In 1987, UNESCO included the Cathedral of San Marco in the list of protected objects.