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Piazza San Marco, (often known in English as St Mark's Square), is the principal public square of Venice, Italy, where it is generally known just as "the Piazza" (la Piazza).

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Venezia3 Details of a sunny day

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  2. 2. Riva degli Schiavoni Monument dedicated to Vittorio Emanuele II first King of unified Italy in 1861 (Ettore Ferrari; 1887) Medaglie per commemorare l' Unità d'Italia
  3. 3. Ettore Ferrari (1848–1929) was the Italian sculptor who in 1887 created the statue of Ovid for the city of Constanţa, Romania (the ancientTomis, where the Latin poet was exiled)
  4. 4. Riva degli Schiavoni Stretching west from San Marco, this paved boardwalk is one of the world’s great promenades. Schiavoni (literally, ‘Slavs’) refers to the fishermen from Dalmatia who arrived in Venice in medieval times and found this a handy spot for casting their nets
  5. 5. Riva degli Schiavoni
  6. 6. Riva degli Schiavoni
  7. 7. Riva degli Schiavoni, Ponte sul Rio del Vin
  8. 8. Riva degli Schiavoni, Ponte sul Rio del Vin
  9. 9. Riva degli Schiavoni, Rio del Vin
  10. 10. Venice, Rio del Vin
  11. 11. Riva degli Schiavoni, Ponte sul Rio del Vin
  12. 12. Riva degli Schiavoni, Ponte sul Rio del Vin
  13. 13. The Molo, the open end at the water's edge of Piazzetta San Marco
  14. 14. The Biblioteca Marciana building and The Loggetta, designed by Jacopo Sansovino (XVI)
  15. 15. St Mark's Campanile (Campanile di San Marco) 98.6 meters tall. Originally built in the ninth century, the current version was rebuilt in 1912 after the original tower collapsed in 1902
  16. 16. “Piazza San Marco is one of the few delicate works of architecture that can absorb a bustling vulgar crowd without loss of dignity” Hugh Honour
  17. 17. The heart of tourist Venice is Saint Mark's Square, the Piazza San Marco
  18. 18. The Pillars of Acre are from the Church of St. Polyeuktos in Constantinople
  19. 19. The Pillars of Acre and Porta della Carta, the ceremonial entrance to the Doge's Palace
  20. 20. The centerpiece of the piazza is, of course, magnificent St. Mark's Basilica
  21. 21. Commissioned in 1071 by doge Domenico Contarini, this amazing church is built in Venetian-Byzantine style, a mixture of western and eastern styles
  22. 22. Detail of the north façade
  23. 23. The most important Byzantine lunetta in Venice, at the central entrance to the Basilica di San Marco
  24. 24. A 19th-century replacement Last Judgment over the main portal that replaced a damaged one with the same subject
  25. 25. Facade Mosaics at two of the five entrances of Basilica San Marco
  26. 26. Procession of St Mark's Relics Mosaic
  27. 27. Procession of St Mark's Relics Mosaic
  28. 28. There are five portals or entrances on the eastern façade of San Marco that faces St. Mark’s Square. Each is decorated with an exquisite golden mosaic.The originals were created in the 12th and 13th centuries but four of them were recreated about 600 years later. This one, the first on the left is the only one on the façade still surviving from the 13th century
  29. 29. Nicknamed the "Church of Gold" because of its opulence, it has been the seat of the Patriarch of Venice, archbishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, since 1807
  30. 30. Many of the Catholic Bishops Patriarch of Venice have gone to become Pope, including 20th century popes Pius X, John XXIII, and Pope John Paul I
  31. 31. carved in porphyry the “Four Tetrarchs” The Judgment of Solomon at the corner of the Doge's Palace
  32. 32. Napoleon is credited with calling Piazza San Marco the "drawing room of Europe"
  33. 33. Two large granite columns, thought to have been erected between 1172 – 1177, brought from the city of Tyre (in present-day Lebanon)
  34. 34. Pictures: Sanda Foişoreanu Gabriela Cristescu Internet Copyright: All the images belong to their authors Presentation: Sanda Foişoreanu Sound: Il Divo -Il Divo - Sei Parte Ormai Di MeSei Parte Ormai Di Me 2015
  35. 35. Piazza San Marco has been a destination for locals and visitors for more than a millennium. One of the world's top urban public spaces, called Saint Mark's Square in English, the piazza is the center of life in Venice, lined by some of the best Renaissance architecture standing today. It's also an open-air museum of great sculpture, with each bronze and carved marble work of art telling a story. Every year, more than 3 million people come to Venice, considered one of the most important arts and culture destinations in the world