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Basilica di San Marco

30100 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
18 Kudos
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If you go to Piazza San Marco, you will find the very beautiful and very popular Basilica di San Marco. It is impossible to miss, with it's out of this world architecture and the seemingly never-ending line of people there trying to get in. The entrance fee is only three euro per person if you want to make a reservation ahead of time. Otherwise, you can wait in line for a good chunk of time and get in for free. My recommendation is to pay. Outside, you do have some great views, but the inside is stunning. It's definitely worth the wait!
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Transportation

San Marco Vallaresso ACTV Fermata/Stop
Since boats are the only mode of transportation here, stops like this are here to take you around the city.

Points of interest

Rialto Bridge
Lined with shops and people, this is a hot spot for tourists.
Grand Canal
The main canal in Venice, where you will find the Rialto bridge
Gondola Service Station
Though they are located throughout the city, this is a popular spot to see a lot of gondolas. Prices are set by the city.
Saint Mark's Basilica
Saint Mark's Basilica
Entrance is free or three euro pp if you want reservations to avoid the long line.
St. Mark's Square
The popular square in Venice. It is home to the Basilica di San Marco.
Venice
Venice is a very popular tourist destination, so they plan on limiting visitors.

Restaurants

Caffè Florian
Inside the shopping area, this is a great place to grab a coffee and sit outside to people watch and relax.

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