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St Mark's Square

The heart of Venice is Piazza San Marco (St Mark's Square), considered as the "world's most elegant living room", surrounded by stunning architecture, with its historical cafes embedded in the ancient arcades. Representing a meeting place since the period of the Most Serene Republic, St Mark's Square is still the favorite destination for the Venetians and the tourists who choose this place to enjoy its beauty and to spend a few light-heartedness hours enjoying a coffee or, in the late afternoon, sipping a spritz.
In the background we find the majestic Basilica, beautifully decorated with precious mosaics, covering the interiors for more than 8000 square metres, and precious marbles, mainly from the area of Constantinople. The light reflected on the golden mosaics creates a charming and suggestive atmosphere on the inside that changes during the day. The tall bell towers and dominates the square, with its nearly 100 metres height and the statue of the Archangel Gabriel on the cusp.