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Basilica di San Marco
Mo to Su from 07:30 AM to 12:30 PM,Mo to Su from 05:30 PM to 07:00 PMStarted in the 9th Century, Basilica di San Marco's architecture shows an eastern and Byzantine influence: note the golden altarpiece and the 13th and 14th-century mosaics that illustrate the cycles of the Bible. The magnificent domes date from the 12th Century. The Basilica houses the Marciano Museum, which contains the original bronze horses, copies of which are now on the terrace. Other great artworks are located in the Pala d'Oro, along with masterpieces of Gothic gold-smithing, located just behind the altar. Basilica di San Marco-Campanile, the historical bell tower is also worth a visit.