Cheap hotels near St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, Italy
The most prominent example of Byzantine architecture in Venice, St. Mark’s Basilica, the centerpiece of St. Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco), is the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese in Venice.
Step inside to view the gilded, Byzantine mosaics. Head downstairs to visit St. Mark’s relics, located in a crypt beneath the church. Or just stand outside and admire the stonework.
The church is open daily. Remember to wear appropriate clothing. Note too the use of headphones is strictly off-limits and no luggage can be brought into the church. For opening times, guided tours and admission fees, visit the Basilica’s site.
Hotels near St. Mark’s Basilica: The San Marco district is well covered by hotel options, including the one, two and three-star hotels listed below.