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Saint Mark's Basilica Venezia from the corner.

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Piazza San Marco, 328, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy Only by looking at the basilica from the corner, we realize the grandeur of the parallelepiped construction. Saint Mark's Basilica Venezia As the photographers amaze, even on a foggy day, I chose this photo because from the bottom you are enchanted to look, beautiful, beautiful, the Cathedral in Piazza San Marco is one of the most admired symbols of Italy's artistic and architectural beauty. Summarizes, elegance, different styles embellished with sumptuous decorations of mosaics, marbles, columns, and sculptures. Saint Mark's Basilica Venezia Copyright “All rights reserved” © By itravelinitaly.com Baldassarri Giuseppe Visual Storytelling. Venezia is a top pick on our site amongst travelers for › Hotel › Apartments › Resorts › Villas › BB › Guesthouses › Search here for holidays or travels

The Clock Tower in Piazza San Marco in Venice venezia.

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Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy The Clock Tower is a Renaissance building located in Piazza San Marco. Leo seems to look down on us, the tower is full of symbols and history, a building that is second to none in Piazza San Marco, perhaps apparently less showy but surprising for its rich historical content. The clock face is in gold and blue enamel; marks time, day, moon phases and zodiac. The clock is also equipped with a carillon mechanism, traditionally activated only in the days of Epiphany and Ascension. At each stroke of the hours, the side panel of the hours opens to let pass a carousel of wooden statues representing the characters of the Nativity and the Magi. The statues, dragged by a tracking mechanism along with the semi-circular platform above the dial, then re-enter the Tower through the side panel of the minutes located on the opposite side of the clock. In this photo, you don't see the upper part, which there are in other photos, but the thing that I w…