Are you looking for an interesting place to spend time with family? If so, then one of the places that must be visited is the Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy. The square is located right in the center of this city is one of the Italian tourist destinations are never empty of visitors. Just imagine, no less than 250,000 tourists visit the region every day.
Piazza San Marco, or also known as St. Mark’s Square is the main square of the city of Venice that holds so much history. This area is surrounded by buildings of beautiful architecture that was transformed into one of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy since tens of years ago. In addition to the many visitors who come to enjoy the beauty of this piazza, hundreds of pigeons that seemed never-ending also done much to create a romantic atmosphere typical of the square in Europe.
Located on Front St. Mark’s Basilica which was once a small chapel part of the Doge’s Palace, Piazza San Marco has expanded the area in 1174 and then the land is covered with bricks that constitute the framework of herring in 1267 In 1723, the brick floor was replaced with natural stone by forming a complex geometric pattern design of an architect named Andrea Tirali. This pattern is now still can you see when visiting St. Mark’s Square, although there are some parts omitted when the region is updated in 1890.
Piazza San Marco at the center of social, political and religious in the city of Venice is actually composed of two areas are interconnected. The first area is the Piazza San Marco itself and the other is Piazetta DISan Marco, which is a small square nearby. Although territorially they are separated, but both are commonly regarded as a single territorial unit.
We recommend you to use the vaporetto to visit this place. But for those of you want to feel the sensation of using the gondola, then prepare a fee of € 80 to rent a boat typical of the city of Venice with a duration of 50 minutes. Tickets varporetto obtained only a small paper and should be put into the yellow machine in each pier (dock) when going up into the boat. The working principle of this variety exactly like buses, each boat has a number of different routes and destinations. The Vaporetto number list and the map details can be seen in the dock shelter.