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Doge's Palace

Doge's Palace

Doge's Palace

Quick facts about Doge's Palace

  • Name: Doge's Palace
  • Location: Venice, Italy
  • Built: 14th century
  • Type of attraction: Architectural/Palace
  • Ticket price: From $20

Locally called Palazzo Ducale (Ducal Palace, Palace of the Duke), Doge’s Palace is a massive palace complex next to St. Mark’s Square and on a Venice canal, with ornate rooms, art and secret passageways.

It was a seat of Venetian Dukes, who were ruling this city/state for centuries.

Featuring a museum and offering guided tours. One of the top three attractions in Venice, so don’t miss out. We recommended guided tour as this way you will learn detailed history of the palace.

Doge's Palace Skip-the-Line Tour

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Interesting facts about Doge's Palace

  • There were many attempts to replicate design of the palace, especially in the UK.
  • There are paintings inside of the palace of all Doges who ruled Venice. Except one – he disgraced himself by attempting a coup.
  • There’s a secret room in the palace where convicts were tortured. There were crossed to palace through Bridge of Sighs.
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Safe travels!

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