St Mark's Basilica, Venise Italy

I'd like to begin to share some of the photos from our recent trip to Italy. Here's St. Mark's.



Hubs and me.


The Mosaics. The architecture is Italo-Byzantine.


The stone below the crucifix is said to be a piece of the pillar from The Scourging.


Beautiful Latin Vestments. 


An Illuminated Manuscript.


More Vestments.


St. Mark's Square.


More Views from the Dome.


Reliquaries.


More Vestments.


A Bronze Relief located Behind the Main Altar.


More Reliquaires.


A bronze figure of St. Mark.


The Twelve Apostles. 14 century Gothic art. 


St. Mark's Campanile, the Bell Tower.


More Ceiling Mosaics. They cover the entire ceiling. I couldn't get over the detail. 


The Facade.


More of the Facade.


The Pillars. 


Altar Coverings.


View from the Balcony.



























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