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“Visit the creepy dungeon” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Palazzo Ducale

Palazzo Ducale
Piazza San Marco | also known as Doge's Palace, 31024 Venice, Italy
+39 041 2715911
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Ranked #3 of 197 Attractions in Venice
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Museums, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: A masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the building and its sculptural decoration date from various periods. The interior, with works by artists such as Titian, Veronese, Tintoretto, A.Vittoria and Tiepolo, includes vast council chambers, superbly decorated residential apartments, and austere prison cells. Along the facades of the Palace run loggias that overlook St. Mark’s Square and the lagoon. The combined entrance ticket to the St. Mark’s Square Museums grants access to the Doge’s Palace, Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of Biblioteca Marciana.
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“Visit the creepy dungeon”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

The palace itself was pretty, not as pretty as some of the other palaces I'd seen but pretty nevertheless. Highlight was definitely venturing under to the dungeon/prison by myself. Got spooked a little and the chill in the air definitely enhanced the experience for me, lol.

Visited March 2013
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“impressive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Plan for at least three hours. Visit the prison. Taking pictures is forbidden. Neck gets tired of the endless looking the ceiling.

Visited March 2013
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“One of the most beautiful buildings in the world”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Well worth the time to tour the inside of the Doge's palace. Lots of history here. We were disappointed because the Doge's apartments were closed as they prepared a new exhibit

Visited March 2013
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“Expensive”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

This is a very over priced and disappointing place. Not quite sure why so expensive - unless you have deep pockets and are ok with the cost avoid its really not worth it

Visited January 2013
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“Doge'sPalace”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

The archetecture, the history, seeing the bridge of sorrows and the prisioners cels was sad but enlightning !

Visited April 2012
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