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Porta della Carta

Piazza San Marco, 1, 31024 Venice, Italy
+39 041 271 5911
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A masterpiece of Gothic architecture, the building and its sculptural decoration date from various periods. The interior, with works by artists such as Titian, Veronese, Tintoretto, A.Vittoria and Tiepolo, includes vast council chambers, superbly decorated residential apartments, and austere prison cells. Along the facades of the Palace run loggias that overlook St. Mark’s Square and the lagoon. The combined entrance ticket to the St. Mark’s Square Museums grants access to the Doge’s Palace, Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of Biblioteca Marciana.
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Piazza San Marco, 1, 31024 Venice, Italy
San Marco
+39 041 271 5911
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most adorable rooms inside the Palace. Used to be the biggest one for years in Europe and still is very impressive. A perfect close to the end of tour exciting surprise!

Thank valkirius
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only <5 rooms met my expectations. The Tintoretto pieces in it were not the best one (in my opinion)... there were indeed some great pieces by other artists, but given the crowd appreciating peacefully becomes a bit difficult. I suggest you visit the other place...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Palace is one of the most interesting and beautiful sights in a city of beauty. The tour is worth every penny. If you are an architecture/art/history buff this is a must

Thank dbar78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For sure a must see place . Took about an hour to go through the whole castle. Since it was the only building with no huge line outside. August has to be one of the crowded seasons for Venice. So many people everywhere and extremely...More

Thank Katya P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Difficult to put into words how spectacular this place is and taking into account its number of reviews already, I can't really add much more. If you are in Venice, just go and see it - thats all I can say.

Thank jasejc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is not possible to imagine from outside , The richnes of architecture The colors and and dimensions of paints Un belivable sculptures and history Buy your ticket in advance to avoid long waiting in the enterance

1  Thank tekint
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved it here. Worth a visit. It was a hot day which made it stifling in places at times! Loved the film inferno so this was a must for me to visit. That ceiling is amazing to look at

Thank kaz1102
Reviewed 1 week ago

No queues at 2.30 pm on a bustling summers day! Beautiful room after room. Building to a climax of ... how much gold leaf can we actually get on that ceiling! Tried to get an audio-guide but had only cash on me and no ID...More

Thank GoDaddy99
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is larger than expected. A true tour will take several hours. There are several floors with a lot of walking also.

1  Thank DB605
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Words fail to describe how beautiful this is. Still showing the grandeur like it was. Must see in Venice...

Thank GeoffenSara
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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13 August 2017|
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Response from Mackcfc | Reviewed this property |
By in advance this place is so busy.
31 July 2017|
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Response from mfair5 | Reviewed this property |
Trip advisor will not let me answer the message with the link but you can book it online OR you can buy tickets when you arrive at the Correr Museum. Every Friday and Saturday night between now and the end of August Doge's... More
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6 July 2017|
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Response from Vienna0 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we were there last month and bought tickets beforehand over the internet, so no queuing. We went early at 8:30 and came out at around 11:30 but could have stayed longer as it's so interesting. I advise you to wear... More