The Golden Basilica

The Golden Basilica

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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.

Please note:
The priority entrance and special cooperation with the Curia di Venezia mean we can avoid the queues! Wireless headsets are included. 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.

English: Monday-Saturday at 12:00 

Departure: 12:00 

Meeting point: Under the clock tower , infront of the YEX office, Saint Marks square assistants with signs TOURIVE TOURS.

Duration: 1 hour