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Doge's Palace + St. Mark's Basilica Guided Tour (Combo T2+T3)

SAVE €4 ON THIS PRODUCT!! This Combo includes 2 guided tours: Guided Tour of the Doge's Palace (T2) and St. Mark's Basilica Guided Tour (T3). SKIP THE LINES TICKETS INCLUDED (to Dodge's Palace and Basilica)!!

 

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This Combo Product includes 2 guided tours:

  • Dodge's Palace Guided Tour (T2)
  • St. Mark's Basilica Guided Tour (T3)

 

Product Details

INCLUDED: Skip the line tickets to Doge’s Palace and the basilica (entrance fees are included in the price) + guided visit of both sites.

DURATION: approx. 2 hours 
 
TIME:   10:45 AM 
 
AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES:

Meeting Point

High Season: April 1 to October 31 2017

  • English, Italian, French, Spanish and German (From Monday to Saturday)

 

Winter Season:  Nov. 1 to March 31

  • English (daily except Sunday).
 
MEETING POINT:  “YEX” Exchange Office next to the Clock Tower in St. Mark’s Square. 

 

Tour Description

10:45 AM: Doge's Palace Guided Tour (T2)

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

 

12:00 PM: Saint Mark's Basilica Guided Tour (T3)

Visit Saint Mark Basilica, the perfect synthesis of Venetian art and a unique blend of Byzantine, Romanesque and Gothic elements. The guide will explain the history of the golden mosaics, coloured marbles, precious stone and pearls that tell the story of St. Mark and episodes from the Bible. Then admire the most famous treasure stands behind the altar in the sanctuary-the Pala d'Oro, a golden altar screen encrusted with jewels.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enter St.Mark's Basilica through the St.Peter's Door - no waiting lines!
  • Visit Basilica interior and hear a detailed description of the gold mosaics.
  • Admire the gem-encrusted Pala d'Oro.