Doge's Palace, Venice

4.7
#1 of 87 in Museums in Venice
Take a behind-the-scenes look at how Venice used to be run at Doge's Palace, which once served as the residence of the doges, the city's chief magistrates. Regarded as a masterpiece of Venetian Gothic architecture, the palace is now a popular museum, attracting more than 1 million visitors each year. Works by such artists as Titian, Veronese, Tiepolo, and Tintoretto fill the interior. You can explore the monumental council chambers and richly decorated residential suites where major decisions affecting the city's fate were once made. Look in on the grim prison cells where the doges' political opponents were often locked away. A ticket for the nearby museums also grants access to this palace. Explore your ticket options online, and book well in advance to avoid standing in long lines. Our Venice trip itinerary planner makes visiting Doge's Palace and other Venice attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Interesting museum visit. Architecture alone is worth the visit. Also don't pass windows without looking out. The Morano glass panes make it impossible with an open window, but if they are open, the v...  more »
  • Initially upon entering, I thought that maybe we had just paid to see another courtyard next to the square and thought for a second that I had wasted my money, however after looking and finding signs ...  more »
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  • What an incredible place! The details in every single room are simply amazing. Lots of paintings made with intricate techniques and materials; wooden furniture that is filled with history and enchantment. It's very easy to navigate and very captivating. I strongly recommend a visit to Doge's Palace. You won't be disappointed.
  • Great building and nice museum. Liked it a lot! Pay attention - it works from 8-30 Am to 9 Pm! So you can start your day early or finish your day lately whatever you prefer :)
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