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Address: Piazza San Marco | O, 31024 Venice, Italy
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+39 041 271 5911
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

A masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the building and its sculptural...

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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Make sure you visit Doges Palace!

Wandering through Doges Palace on your own, being surrounded by the history and beauty of the place is such a cool feeling. Plus, if you like knights in shining armor and... read more

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Lake Tapps, WA
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Lake Tapps, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wandering through Doges Palace on your own, being surrounded by the history and beauty of the place is such a cool feeling. Plus, if you like knights in shining armor and medieval weapons there is a really cool museum there. I've visited Venice at least 4 times for vacation and always bring first timers in Venice here to this tourist... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

From outside it looks one of the poorest palace in Europe. The place is very dirty and the painting look very old Good to visit to look at the crowd and the pigeons. .

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were there in March, waited in line for about 20 minutes. The place was incredible. We paid extra 5 euro for the audio, which is hand held so you can share if you like, but every room has a detailed description written as you enter. We loved it

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

this is the best palace after versaille in europe.since we visited venice after the carnival ,we didnt have to wait to enter.it was not crowed at all!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Impressive palace with many state rooms and beautiful paintings covering walls and ceilings. Recommend the audio guide. Also walk over the Bridge of Sighs and see the prison cells as part of the tour. Absolutely worth a visit when in Venice.

Thank pedzzz
The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Together with a true medieval spirit of Venice this place gives you an impression of a great country! You can't miss it!

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Rincon, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The tour guide was incredible with his knowledge of this. We covered all floors from top to bottom. great photos of this boht outside and inside.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One cannot go to venice and miss visiting dogs palace.such a tourist attraction.with lots of security and tourists.ideall to take your selfies.a great memory.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There's only a select amount open to the public, impressive architecture and art, but I was looking forward to the torture chamber which is closed off to the public. You do however get to pass the Bridge of Sighs. An expensive trip to say it's not guided at 20 Euros a head.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did the Secret Itineraries Tour, which we enjoyed – it helped give perspective you probably otherwise would not get. It was not a “must do”, however; it has a lot of steps and is not for the mobilitiy impaired. The Palace has a lot of rooms where this government function happened here, and that government function happened there –... More 

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
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