Locality: Basilica di San Marco

  • Churches in Venice

    Churches in Venice

    List of all churches Venice — consecrated, deconsecrated and demolished.

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  • Sestiere San Marco

    Sestiere San Marco

    The Sestiere San Marco is the central part of the city, bounded by the Grand Canal on three sides and a line from the Rialto to the Doge’s Palace on the last. It is one of the smallest of the sestieri, but probably the most important. The vicinity to the economic centre at Rialto and…

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  • 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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