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Cupola of the Genesis, San Marco, Venice, Italy

St. Mark’s Church in Venice is one of Italy’s most iconic basilicas. It features an estimated 8,000 square meters of mosaic-covered walls, vaults and the cupola. St. Mark’s mosaics depict stories from the Bible and key events in the life of  Christ, the Virgin Mary, St. Mark and other saints. This stunning gold and blue mosaic depicts the Creation of the World from Genesis.


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