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Doge's Palace & St. Mark's 3.5-Hour Tour

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Duration
3.5 hours
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English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
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What You'll Do
  • Soak up the atmosphere of St. Mark's Square
  • Explore the Doge's Palace, including the prison cell of Giacomo Casanova
  • Marvel at the interior of St. Mark's Basilica
  • Enjoy a walking tour of St.Mark's Square and S. Maria Formosa, with its lively "Campo", one of the most popular squares in Venice
  • Walk through the famous Mercerie, Venice’s main shopping district
Overview
Explore medieval Venice on this 3.5-hour tour of St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. Marvel at the magnificent interiors of the buildings, and revel in the atmosphere of St. Mark’s square. Enjoy a walking tour to see significant Venetian monuments.
What to Expect
Skip the long lines to enter 2 of the most popular and spectacular buildings in Venice! Start your tour at the Doge’s Palace, the seat of Venetian political power for centuries. Here you will hear the history of how the Duke and his council made decisions that controlled the fate of this 1,000-year republic.

Immerse yourself in the European Middle Ages, and see masterpieces of art adorning the walls of the Palace. Relive the anguish of the prisoners that crossed the Bridge of Sighs, and experience the inside of the prison cell that once hosted Giacomo Casanova.

After your guided exploration of the Doge’s Palace, you will be taken on a tour of the inside of St. Mark's Basilica. The Cathedral displays some of the finest examples of Byzantine art in the world, and is the only cathedral of its kind in Italy.

Take in the beautiful golden mosaics and marble floor inlays. Learn about the Basilica's history, and discover the Biblical symbolism behind the Cathedral’s art. Admire the Pala d’Oro, the high altar of the Basilica, decorated with thousands of gems and precious stones.

During the walking tour you will see The Church and Campo of SS. Giovanni e Paolo - the "Pantheon” of Venice, the great charitable Scuola and the heroic deeds of the famed Captains of fortune; Marco Polo’s house and Teatro Malibran - where ancient and recent history meet in this wonderful corner of Venice.
What's Included
  • Guided walking tour
  • Guided tour inside the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica
  • Entrance tickets to the Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Basilica
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Meeting Point

Meet at the Yex Change office in St. Mark’s Square, under the arcades of the Clock Tower. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Please be aware that due to security checks, you may have to queue to get inside the attractions
• Groups up to 50 people
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  • Speedy booking and reserved spots
  • No-hassle best price guarantee
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