Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica tour

Calle Larga Ascensione, Venezia, VE, Italia, Venice, Italy
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Overview
Duration
2h
Languages
English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Voucher type
mobile
What To Expect

Come and visit the beautiful Doge's Palace and the wonderful St. Mark's Basilica with an expert local guide!The Palazzo Ducale (Doge's Palace) has represented the seat of Venetian political power for centuries. In its opulent rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a republic with a thousand-year history.You'll be amazed by the rich details of the golden staircase and the realism of the scenes represented by many artists that decorate the palace. You'll get to relive the sensations experienced by the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs as well as visiting the prisons where the famous Giacomo Casanova was held prisoner.Then, you will go on to visit Saint Mark's Basilica, also known as the Golden Basilica, one of the most fascinating cathedrals in the world. You'll have the pleasure of discovering the beautiful gold mosaics, the marble inlays of the floors, the biblical scenes that are depicted, all the while learning about the history and special features of this ancient church.During this tour, your guide will take you through the first floor of the Basilica, where you will visit the Terrace and the Museum. From the above, you will admire the golden mosaics, which are perhaps the most famous feature of the cathedral.

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What's included
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Expert tour guide. Skip-the-line entrance to the Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica. Entrance tickets to Museum and Terrace of the Basilica. Earphones
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Highlights
Discover the Doge's Palace with its lavish rooms and masterpieces. Explore the Golden Basilica, one of the most incredible cathedrals in the world. Avoid the queues with your skip-the-line tickets
Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day before your travel date
Provider
Park Viaggi
Meeting Point

Calle Larga Ascensione, in front of the Post office just next to St. Mark's Square. Go to the wooden stand with the yellow sign "Meeting point". Please arrive 15 minutes before tour starting time.