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Doge's Palace Guided Tour (T2)

Visit the symbol and center of the political and administrative life on the Serenissima. The Palace was for centuries the symbol of the wealth and power of the Venetian Republic.

 

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Full Fare
€36,00
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€0,00

Product Details

 

INCLUDED: Immediate access to Doge’s Palace. No waiting in lines.

DURATION: approx. 1 hour 
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TIME: 10:45 AM
 
AVAILABILITY:

From 1st November 2017 till 31st March 2018

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  • English: available daily
  • French: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
  • Spanish: Wensday, Saturday, Sunday
  • German: Monday, Friday
 
From 1st April 2018 till 31st October 2018
  • English: available daily
  • French: available daily
  • Spanish: available daily 
  • German: available daily 
 
MEETING POINT:  “YEX” Exchange Office next to the Clock Tower in St. Mark’s Square. 
 

Tour Description

 
Cultural visit to the interiors of the Doge’s Palace and access to the Prisons through the Bridge of Sighs. We enter the Doge’s Palace, the highest achievement of Gothic architecture in Venice, through the Porta del Frumento (Corn Door) on the waterfront. The monumental complex was the symbol and center of the political and administrative life of the Serenissima.
Once the Doge’s residence, the seat of government and court of justice and prisons, the Palace was for centuries the symbol of the wealth and power of the Venetian Republic.
 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enter the Doge’s Palace and the inner courtyard surrounded by the four monumental facades. Ascend to the first floor through the spectacular Giant’s Staircase flanked by the huge marble statues of Mars and Neptune by Jacopo Sansovino
  • See the impressive halls and the magnificent Sala del Maggior Consiglio, the hall where the Major Council met
  • Through the adjoining Bridge of Sighs cross into the bleak cells of the Prison Building