St Mark's Basilica

The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark, commonly known as St Mark's Basilica, is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, northern .

Landmarks in the Area

Work of art
The Horses of Saint Mark, also known as the Triumphal Quadriga, is a set of Roman bronze statues of four horses, originally part of a monument depicting a quadriga. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Work of art
The Portrait of the Four Tetrarchs is a porphyry sculpture group of four Roman emperors dating from around 300 AD. Photo: Nino Barbieri, CC BY 2.5.

Piazzetta dei Leoncini is a city square in , . Photo: Nino Barbieri, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Tourist attraction
The Doge's Palace is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city of in northern . Photo: A. Balet, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

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

Castello is the largest of the six sestieri of , Italy. Photo: Archaeodontosaurus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

San Polo 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.

Dorsoduro is one of the six sestieri of , in northern Italy. is situated 1¼ km west of St Mark's Basilica. Photo: Archaeodontosaurus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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