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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...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Piazza San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have visited this gem several times now on different trips here with different family or friends and it blows my mind each and every time. My friend from Canada that I took along this time was utterly dumbfounded. It was the quietest she had...More

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Reviewed yesterday

It was a nice place to visit, but I think going alone on your own would have been better rather than in groups.

Thank Myra W
Reviewed yesterday

We had a 2 hour private tour with a delightful English speaking guide, Anna, who was so informative about everything in and around this magnificent building nestling next to St Mark`s Basilica and St Marks Square

Thank Lambourntraveller
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great place to visit and amazing history. We went mid October and only queued for 10 minutes. I would go mid morning before the crowds get there. Ample free toilets and their cafe is reasonably priced. It’s also close to St Marks basilica and bell...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Waited in line for over an hour, very slow. 20 euros to get in, expensive. Didn’t take a tour, was losing the will to live after the nth room of paintings and decorated ceilings. Prisons - nothing to see. You could cross the bridge of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A must visit if you want to learn more of the Doge and the history. Currently an amazing art exhibition also on display. An additional 2euros but worthwhile! We did not spend enough time due to time constraints, but one will not be dissapointed.

Thank Wscott010
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked the Secret Itineraries tour in advance through the official website which is well worth doing. You see parts of the palace that you can only see as part of this tour. Our guide was amazing! It is much cheaper to book this tour...More

Thank VacationFunintheSun
Reviewed 2 days ago

The splendour of the artwork on the walls and ceilings, plasterwork and reliefs sits quite comfortably the other side of torture chambers and cells as there is no clue to the dark side of this palace. Recommend the Secret itinerary tour which gets you into...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked on line through Get Your Guide for the combined tour of the Doge’s Palace including the Bridge of Sighs and the Basilica. The meeting place was clearly explained and obvious when you got there. Although one or two people sighed at the size...More

Thank phil t
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I toured the Doge's Palace on an October afternoon. It is a very impressive place that displays the power and wealth of Venice. It is well-maintained and helps give a sense of the history of Venice. I do not think that I...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
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Marwa272727
September 9, 2018|
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Response from Marta Z | Reviewed this property |
If you google Palazzo Ducale the information is available.
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Ricamundo
September 2, 2018|
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Response from MichaelTaunton | Reviewed this property |
We bought the museum pass which means you skip the queue for the ticket office. It does not mean that you skip the queue and will wait with all the other people with the same tickets. Go later in the day. We went at 4.30- no... More
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kawaguy
August 23, 2018|
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Response from Rose f | Reviewed this property |
yes, you can wander and then join the group without a problem.
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