Piazza San Marco is the beating heart of the city of Venice and the only “square” in Venice, while the other similar urban spaces are called Campi.
This square has always hosted the most important city events and Napoleon Bonaparte called it the most beautiful living room in Europe.
The square dedicated to the Evangelist, Mark, patron saint of Venice, is home to the most impressive buildings of the city, such as the Doge's Palace, the Basilica and the Saint Mark’s bell tower.
It is trapezoidal in shape, 175 meters long and 72 meters wide and it is located in front of the Basilica of San Marco and 57 meters from the Correr Museum.
The square is the lowest area of Venice and is easily flooded on days of high tide
St. Mark's Square surprises visitors with its beauty and charm full of art, culture, cafes, stores and live music!