Basilica di San Marco - Pala d'Oro e Tesoro, Venice
St Mark's Square, Venice 30124
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It is not known for certain who made the mid-14th-century Golden Altar Piece. It is a masterpiece of engraving that uses ... More
Basilica di San Marco - Pala d'Oro e Tesoro
It is not known for certain who made the mid-14th-century Golden Altar Piece. It is a masterpiece of engraving that uses Byzantine ancient enamels, which originate from the pillage of Byzantium in 1204. The Treasure of San Marco should not be missed. A large part was melted down to mint money, but what remains can satisfy the curiosity of even the most demanding visitor, from an artistic and historic point of view. It can be accessed directly from the Basilica di San Marco .
Designed by Father Barnabita Ambrogio Mazenta from Milan, it was finished at the beginning of the 17th Century. Small insets
in the façade contain four statues. The first was sculpted by Ecole Fiche who designed the church's interior. The ...
Construction of this church started at the end of the 14th Century by the Dominican friars. It was completed at
the beginning of the 15th Century. The remains of 25 chief magistrates are buried here. The sepulchral monuments are ...
The Piazza San Marco is one of the most beautiful squares in the world, overlooking the water and surrounded by
the marble buildings of the Basilica of San Marco, the Doges Palace, the Procuratie, the bell tower, and the ...