The Mistery of Piazza's San Marco lost column

Apr 08, 2022 332

BY: Luca Signorini

Piazza San Marco is the heart of Venice and, if you’ve been to La Serenissima, you definitely spent some time there, either enjoying a Spritz at one of its many cafés or walking through the square itself, perhaps towards the Basilica, preparing spiritually to enter, enjoy its beauty, say a prayer. 

If you know Piazza San Marco, then, you definitely know its two beautiful columns, that stand at the very entrance of the square, towards the pier and the San Marco basin. They, majestic, guard the square and the Basilica and they are among the first things you see while you reach this much-trafficked spot in the city from the lagoon. 

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