Doge's Palace Skip the Line Tickets and Guided Tour

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Learn about the unique Venetian political institutions as you explore the chambers of the Doge Palace. Visit the elegant Doge's Apartment with its magnificent institutional chambers before crossing the Bridge of Sighs where you'll visit the Prison of the Republic.

Highlights
  • - personal head set so you won`t miss a word of our expert and knowledgeable guide
  • - escape the crowds with priority entrance ticket
  • - discover all the secrets about Venetian ancient rulers and the works of some of best artists of the time
  • - Cross the bridge of sighs

Description

Together with one of our expert licensed guides - equipped with headphones - you'll explore the lavishly decorated chambers of the Doge's palace to learn how a small community of fishermen created one of the most liberal states in Europe. Learn about the Venetian unique form of government, the role of the Doge, of the different councils and, among them, the notorious Council of Ten created to maintain the security of the State.

Your guide will tell you about the architecture of the Doge's palace that exemplifies the extraordinary Venetian Gothic style and you will enjoy detailed discussions on the fabulous works of art created by some of Venice's most celebrated artists. You'll visit the elegant Doge's apartment and the magnificent institutional chambers.

At the end of the tour cross the Bridge of Sighs and visit the Prison! Learn why the bridge was given this nickname and how prisoners lived in the prisons of the Republic.

Tour Highlights

  • Cross the Bridge of Sighs

  • Visit the Prison

  • Learn about the Venetian Unique Political Institutions

  • Learn about the Council of Ten

  • See the Doge's Apartment

Includes

  • Skip the line tickets to the Doge's Palace

  • Fabulous works of Art, Cross the Bridge of Sighs, Visit the Prisons

  • English-speaking guide
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Doge's Palace Skip the Line Tickets and Guided Tour
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The key to understanding Venice and its inimitable form is to understand the Doge's Palace and the Venetians unique form of government. This two-hour Venice Walking Tours of the Doges Palace in Venice is a must-do for anyone visiting Venice! Avoid the long queues with your skip the line tickets and expert, local guide.

Duration: 2:30 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Skip the line tickets to the Doge's Palace / Fabulous works of Art, Cross the Bridge of Sighs, Visit the Prisons / English-speaking guide
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Schedule

Starting time: 09:00 - 13:00 (Show more)
  • 08:50

    Meet your guide - holding a Doge's Palace Walk sign

  • 09:00

    Depart on your Doge's Palace Tour

    The Doge's Palace is arguably the most important building in Venice. The government operating within its walls was as unique as the city itself! During this special tour of the Doges Palace you learn all about the inner workings of the city in a small group (max 9) led by a local, expert guide.

  • Venice's illustrious history

    Discover the fascinating history of the longest ever-running independent Republic in the history of the World. Learn about the Venetians unique form of government, the role of the Doge (Duke of Venice), the different councils - inducing the notorious Council of Ten!

  • Fabulous collections of art

    The Venetians also filled the Doges Palace with fantastic works of art, which your guide will point out to you whilst explaining their unique stories.

  • Cross the Bridge of Sighs to see the prisons of the Doges Palace

    See the notorious torture chambers and prisons reserved for enemies of the state!

  • 11:00

    Tour Ends

  • 12:50

    Meet your guide - holding a Doge's Palace Walk sign

  • 13:00

    Depart on your Doge's Palace Tour

    The Doge's Palace is arguably the most important building in Venice. The government operating within its walls was as unique as the city itself! During this special tour of the Doges Palace you learn all about the inner workings of the city in a small group (max 9) led by a local, expert guide.

  • Venice's illustrious history

    Discover the fascinating history of the longest ever-running independent Republic in the history of the World. Learn about the Venetians unique form of government, the role of the Doge (Duke of Venice), the different councils - inducing the notorious Council of Ten!

  • Fabulous collections of art

    The Venetians also filled the Doges Palace with fantastic works of art, which your guide will point out to you whilst explaining their unique stories.

  • Cross the Bridge of Sighs to see the prisons of the Doges Palace

    See the notorious torture chambers and prisons reserved for enemies of the state!

  • 15:00

    Tour Ends

  • (For Check-In) At the entrance to the Royal Gardens (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy) Time: 08:50:00

  • (For Check-Out) Doge's Palace (Doge's Palace, Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, Genoa, Italy) Time: 11:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) At the entrance to the Royal Gardens (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy) Time: 08:50:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Doge's Palace (Doge's Palace, Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, Genoa, Italy) Time: 11:00:00

  • (For Check-In) At the entrance to the Royal Gardens (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy) Time: 12:50:00

  • (For Check-Out) Doge's Palace (Doge's Palace, Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, Genoa, Italy) Time: 15:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) At the entrance to the Royal Gardens (St. Mark's Square, Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy) Time: 12:50:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Doge's Palace (Doge's Palace, Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, Genoa, Italy) Time: 15:00:00

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