In this episode of Approach Guides’ Insights series, Jennifer Raezer, Approach Guides founder, explores the eastern influences that shaped the art and architecture of St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice, Italy. Jennifer highlights the church’s domes, floorplan, and mosaics, which were influenced by Venice’s interaction with the Byzantine (Constantinople/Istanbul) and Fatimid (Cairo) empires.
Jennifer Raezer is a founder of Approach Guides and co-author of over 35 travel guides to cultural destinations around the world. She is often found speaking about travel, food, and wine at events and in the press. You can view her recent video on USA Today and follow her on Twitter @jenniferraezer.
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