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St Mark's Basilica Skip the Line Ticket

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From US$3,51
  • Save time spent waiting to enter with skip-the-line access

  • Choosing your admission time in advance makes logistics simple

  • Get up close and personal with one of Venice’s most famous landmarks

St Mark's Basilica Skip the Line Ticket
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Summer 2018 2.25 pmMost Popular
Please note that the time selected is mandatory and late arrivals will not be able to access.
Summer 2018 3.45 pm
Please note that the time selected is mandatory and late arrivals will not be able to access.

See one of Venice’s best-known landmarks—and beat the crowds—with skip-the-line access to St. Mark’s Basilica. Choose an admission time that’s convenient for your schedule, save yourself the hassle by booking in advance, and head straight for the entrance upon your arrival. Once inside, you’ll have the opportunity to admire the cathedral’s Italo-Byzantine architecture, see its pretty mosaics, and learn all about its long history.

What to Expect

The Skip the line entrance ticket will let you enter St. Mark’s Cathedral, located at the eastern end of St. Mark’s Square, which is the most famous church in Venice and one of the best known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture. 

It is a mystical and fascinating place, built with the purpose of housing St. Mark's mortal remains after they were purloined from Alexandria of Egypt.

Until 1807 it was the private chapel of the doge and later became Venice Cathedral in place of the ancient church of San Pietro a Castello.

You will admire a vast amount of decorations, mosaics, architectonic structures and precious objects, both inside and outside the church. One of the most outstanding is the mosaic that narrates the life of St Mark and episodes from the Old and New Testament.

Visiting St Mark’s Basilica means entering an intricate world imbued with religion, art and sacred images that describes the history of Venice and the beauty of this place is astonishing.

Reviews (68)
1 - 5 of 63 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago
St Mark's Basilica

Well worth the money to skip the line although there was still a wait to get in. Informative and beautiful. A must see in Venice.

Thank Voyager789044
Reviewed 1 week ago
Skip the line ticket is really useful, since the line is usually very long!

Impressing Building, but you have to share the experience with 1000 other people, but there is only one Venice in this World

Thank Christoph S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Oh to sit in the Piazza, sitting at a cafe to listen to the music, enjoy an aperitif and watch the people go by on a cool evening - it's perfection and then to venture inside is wondrous. Until you stand in the shadow of...More

1  Thank 795audreyj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Well Worth It

This was such good value as the other queue stretched for some distance - We were actually a couple of hours early but asked if we could go in - no problem ! Definitely worth it

1  Thank Margaret F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Worth it

We were hesitant about using this but if you’ve got teenagers, you’ve already been walking for a while and it’s raining, definitely a winner to get into St Mark’s without queuing. And worth it to see inside and wander through the nave even if you...More

2  Thank Jakarandah
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19 October 2018|
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Response from drnick265 | Reviewed this property |
Yes but larger bags are subject ti inspection.
13 August 2018|
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Response from J5842LGbarbaram | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a separate entrance. There are two lines entering the front of the basilica. The line on the left is for tickets with times. The line on the right is for people with no tickets. They are very strict with... More