Locality: Basilica di San Marco

  • List of fires in Venice

    List of fires in Venice

    Fires were a very real preoccupation of the Venetians, and there have been many fires in Venice over the centuries

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  • Why the winged lion?

    Why the winged lion?

    There are statues, reliefs and paintings of a winged lion all over Venice. The lion is the symbol of the Evangelist St. Mark

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