Access St Mark’s Basilica avoiding the long line usually present at the entrance at a very cheap price per person (free for children up to 5 years old), admire the priceless treasures enshrined in the city's most famous church and marvel at its Byzantine architecture.
The Skip the line entrance ticket will let you enter St. Mark’s Cathedral, located at the eastern end of St. Mark’s Square, which is the most famous church in Venice and one of the best known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture. It is a mystical and fascinating place, built with the purpose of housing St. Mark's mortal remains after they were purloined from Alexandria of Egypt.Until 1807 it was the private chapel of the doge and later became Venice Cathedral in place of the ancient church of San Pietro a Castello.You will admire a vast amount of decorations, mosaics, architectonic structures and precious objects, both inside and outside the church. One of the most outstanding is the mosaic that narrates the life of St Mark and episodes from the Old and New Testament. Visiting St Mark’s Basilica means entering an intricate world imbued with religion, art and sacred images that describes the history of Venice and the beauty of this place is astonishing.