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Venice Walking Tour: Power of the Republic

Venice Walking Tour: Power of the Republic

From US$ 95.07 per person

Learn the 1,000-year history of the Republic of Venice on a 3-hour walking tour. Look inside the amazing Doge’s Palace to discover masterpieces of art in the former seat of political power.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • Explore the historical neighborhoods of the most fascinating city in the world
  • Look inside the impressive Doge's Palace
  • Discover where the dukes of Venice were buried from the 15th century
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Learn the 1,000-year history of the Republic of Venice – traditionally known as La Serenissima – from the 8th to 18th centuries, and see all the main monuments on a guided walking tour. Admire the Renaissance church of Santa Maria Formosa and hear fascinating stories about the Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo, where 25 of the doges of Venice were laid to rest. Hear about the role of the Great School of Charity and Captains of Fortune, see the house where Marco Polo lived and pass the historic Teatro Malibran. Return to Piazza San Marco via the Mercerie between the Rialto and San Marco districts. Enter the Doge's Palace to explore the seat of political power during the republic and see masterpieces of art in the splendid rooms. Marvel at the gold staircase and cross the Bridge of Sighs from the inside. End with an optional visit to a glass furnace.
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  • Walking tour
  • Gratuities
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  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meet under the Clock Tower in Piazza San Marco. Please arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled tour time.

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  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers
  • This tour is not guaranteed in adverse weather conditions
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