There are four landmarks on St Mark’s Square that date back to the pre-renaissance period and those include the Basilica, the Ducale Palace, and the two tall columns in the Piazzetta of the Piazza San Marco.
The Canal Grande of Venice, also known as Canalasso, is the main canal of the city. When you decide to take a tour on the sea using one of the tour boats or gondolas, you will be on the Grand Canal witnessing the most beautiful sights and scenes Venice has to offer.
You can learn so much about a city’s culture and history by visiting its main centre; in Venice, Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s Square) is the main historic plaza home to many famous landmarks and monuments.
If you plan to eat or drink at the Carnival of Venice while exploring the historic city centre, St Mark’s Square, you should definitely not wear the Volto mask, even though it is considered the most iconic Venetian mask.
This is due to the fact that this mask will cover your entire face including your chin!