The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark(Italian: Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco), commonly known as St Mark's Basilica(Italian: Basilica di San Marco; Venetian: Baxéłega de San Marco), is the cathedralchurch of the CatholicPatriarchate of Venice; it became the episcopal seat of the Patriarch of Venicein 1807, replacing ...
- 8 October 1094
- Catholic Church
- Mark the Evangelist
- Venice, Italy
The Horses of Saint Mark ( Italian: Cavalli di San Marco ), also known as the Triumphal Quadriga or Horses of the Hippodrome of Constantinople, is a set of bronze statues of four horses, originally part of a monument depicting a quadriga (a four-horse carriage used for chariot racing ).
The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark , commonly known as St Mark's Basilica , is the cathedral church of the Catholic Patriarchate of Venice; it became the episcopal seat of the Patriarch of Venice in 1807, replacing the earlier cathedral of San Pietro di Castello.
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San Marco Basilica, Italian Basilica di San Marco, English Saint Mark’s Basilica, church in Venice that was begun in its original form in 829 (consecrated in 832) as an ecclesiastical structure to house and honour the remains of St. Mark that had been brought from Alexandria.
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The St Mark's Basilica (fully Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark) is one of the most important cathedral of Venice, Italy. It overlooks St. Mark's Square. This cathedral is a rare example of Byzantine architecture in Western Europe. History. Originally this cathedral was to be an extension of the Doge's Palace.
Official Name: The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark Address: Saint Mark's Basilica, P.za San Marco, 328, 30100 Venezia VE, Italy Date of Opening: 8 October, 1094 Timings: Daily from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM Architect: Domenico I Contarini Architectural Style: Byzantine architecture, Italian Gothic architecture