The Pool of Saint Mark

Included in:   St. Marco Tour

The Pool of Saint Mark is 12 meters deep and it is regularly crossed by big ships entering and exiting the Venice harbor; in its centre, two big docking buoys are reserved to the docking of honor, especially reserved to military ships. Since 1576, this mirror of water, on the third Saturday of July has been mooring hundreds of boats for the fireworks exhibition of the Festa del Redentore.