The basilica itself has often been the victim of looting. Thus, during the capture of Venice by Napoleon, jewels that decorated the icons of the golden altar (Pala d'Oro) and the main altar of the church were stolen. However, these days the composition made of numerous medium-sized icons is in a fairly good condition. The Napoleon army also stole the front quadriga, but it was returned to Venice... Read more
High-resolution Maps of Venice, Italy
The actual dimensions of the Venice map are 3451 X 2428 pixels, file size - 1385867 bytes. You can open this downloadable and printable map of Venice by clicking on the map or via this link: Open the map.