The Golden Basilica

€ 21
per person

Every day at 12:00

Discover one of the world’s most majestic cathedrals, a true masterpiece of Byzantine art!

Discover one of the world’s most majestic cathedrals, a true masterpiece of Byzantine art!
Together with a tour guide arranged in agreement with the Curia di Venezia, you can take in a full tour of the Golden Basilica, once the private chapel of the Doges of Venice, and the only one of its kind in Italy, thanks to the beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlay flooring.
Comfortably seated, listen to our Guide describe the biblical scenes represented and the history and particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire the “Pala d’oro”, an exquisite example of Byzantine art with its thousands of gems and precious stones.

Where and When: Every day at 12:00 am from the Clock Tower in Piazza San Marco Meeting Point B. Please be at the meeting point 10 min before.

What’s included: Personal audio system, guide has microphone. Skip the line.

Notes: Appropriate clothing is required (no shorts or tank tops) when visiting the Cathedral and for safety reasons no backpacks are allowed. Some days, due to religious events or exceptionally high tides, access may not be possible. The tour may take place the following day or be refunded.

Duration: 1hr

Languages: ENGLISH.

Price: 21 Euro