Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco

lezvee

South Brent,, United Kingdom

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TOP TEN in the October Avatar Challenge in the Historic Places And Transportation Group, 9th October 2016
TOP TEN in the December Avatar/Cathedrals Challenge in the Preserving History Group, 1st December 2016
TOP TEN in the Avatar/Grand Designs Challenge in the Religious Architecture Group, 5th February 2018
TOP TEN in the Exterior Of A Cathedral Challenge in For The Love Of Jesus Group, 9th September 2018

FEATURED in 4 groups:
Your Country’s Best Group, 7th September 2015
Architectural Photography Group, 10th September 2015
Historic Places and Transportation Group, 13th October 2016
Church Architecture Group, 20th December 2016

St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice, Italy.

The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark (officially known in Italian as the Basilica Cattedrale Patriarcale di San Marco and commonly known as Saint Mark’s Basilica) is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice, northern Italy. It is the most famous of the city’s churches and one of the best known examples of Italo-Byzantine architecture. It lies at the eastern end of the Piazza San Marco, adjacent and connected to the Doge’s Palace. Originally it was the chapel of the Doge, and has only been the city’s cathedral since 1807. Although an earlier St. Mark’s was built in 828, the present basilica was constructed probably from around 1073. The consecration is variously recorded as being in 1084-5, 1093 (the date most often taken), 1102 and 1117, probably reflecting a series of consecrations of different parts. From the 11th century on the building has been known by the nickname Chiesa d’Oro (Church of gold).
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DEDICATED to those craftsmen builders who built to the Glory of God

Camera used: Nikon Coolpix E3200

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