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  3. Venice

Venice: Discover the Ancient Power of the City

Product ID: 129801
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Discover the Doge's Palace and its breathtaking rooms full of history. Have a guided tour of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, passing by Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo and Rialto Bridge.
About this activity
Duration 125 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed voucher required
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the visit to the Doge's Palace, the ancient seat of Venetian political power
  • Admire its splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting
  • Have a guided walking tour admiring hidden gems
Full description
The Doge’s Palace represented for centuries the seat of Venetian political power. In its splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpiece painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a 1000 year republic.

The halls of power plunging visitors in a particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. Be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs before entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. 

Continue the visit with a guided tour of the area between Piazza San Marco and the Rialto Bridge, passing by Teatro la Fenice, Scala del Bovolo and Rialto Bridge. 
Includes
  • A skip-the-line ticket for the Doge’s Palace
  • Audio receiver devices
  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Under the Clock Tower at 14:00.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Adult pricing applies for all travelers
• The tour does not include Piazza San Marco
• This tour is not guaranteed with adverse weather conditions
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Product ID: 129801