October 13, 2022
Live Walking Tour of the Heart of Venice: St. Mark ‘s Square
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Admire the most captivating buildings in Venice in this virtual tour that focuses on the area around the beautiful Piazza San Marco, or 'La Piazza', the square, as it is referred to by Venetians. Admire the stunning St. Mark's Basilica, one of the best-known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture and see the exceptional ground gold mosaics that took centuries to complete. Stroll by one of Europe's most impressive and easily recognizable buildings, the Doge’s Palace, and wonder at the Bridge of Sighs, which has become a renowned symbol of romance. Your expert guide will explain how the captivating Piazza san Marco became known as 'the drawing room of Europe' and helped shape Europe and the world. This program will be available to watch from the COA. Call the COA at 781-786-6280 to register.