Guided Tour of Venetian Doge's Palace in the Afternoon

Guided Tour of Venetian Doge's Palace in the Afternoon

Visit the Venetian Doge's Palace in the afternoon, admire its architecture and interior and learn more about the history of this fascinating building.

Visit the Venetian Doge's Palace in the afternoon, admire its architecture and interior and learn more about the history of this fascinating building.

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  • Languages: Englisch
  • Participants: 1 - 35
  • Duration: 1 hour
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  • public (with other participants)
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Highlights

  • Enjoy a guided tour of the Doge's Palace in the afternoon
  • See the residential offices of the Venetian government and discover masterpieces by Tintoretto, Titian, Veronese, and Bellini
  • Visit the prison where Giacomo Casanova was incarcerated
  • Learn more about the palace's history

Description

Most guided tours of the Doge's Palace take place in the morning, but this tour gives you the opportunity to visit the famous palace in the afternoon.

Visiting the Palazzo Ducale is a good opportunity to get familiar with Venetian culture, art and history. For centuries, the Doge's Palace was the seat of Venetian government, was the Doge's residence and served as the court of justice. Marvel at the masterpiece of Gothic architecture and learn more about the different architectural styles which are combined in this magnificent building. Stroll through the palace's courtyard and pay attention the two statutes of Mars and Neptune guarding the Giant's Staircase.

You will then enter the palace to walk through the richely decorated Doge's apartments and admire the masterpieces of artists such as Titian and Tintoretto. During your guided tour, you will get intersting insights into the history of the Palazzo Ducale which is closely linked to the history of Venice. Travel back in time when the palace was the center of political power and discover the precious rooms where the history of Venice was once determined. Finally, you will cross the Bridge of Sights which connectts the Doge's Palace with the new prisons. Enter the prison which is famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova and many other prisoners.

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Meeting point

Meet at the Yex Change office in St. Mark’s Square, under the arcades of the Clock Tower.

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