Piazza San Marco

Piazza San Marco, often known in English as St Mark's Square, is the principal public square of , Italy, where it is generally known just as la Piazza.
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is the bell tower of in , . Photo: Orlando Paride, Public domain.

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The Doge's Palace is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city of in northern . is situated 150 metres east of Piazza San Marco. Photo: Orlando Paride, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The is a bridge in , Italy. The enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, has windows with stone bars, passes over the Rio di Palazzo, and connects the New Prison to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace. is situated 200 metres east of Piazza San Marco. Photo: Archaeodontosaurus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark, commonly known as , is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, northern . is situated 130 metres northeast of Piazza San Marco. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Localities in the Area

is one of the six sestieri of , lying in the heart of the city as the main place of Venice. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a sanctuary on a lagoon is virtually the same as it was 600 years ago, which adds to the fascinating character. Photo: Willyman, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the smallest and most central of the six sestieri of , northern Italy, covering 86 acres along the Grand Canal. Photo: MJJR, CC BY 3.0.

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