There is lots of great stuff to see inside the Doge's palace and it was not super busy despite the fact that we visited in August. We did not get tickets in advance and only waited about 15 mins to get in mid morning. Well...More
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just enjoy the splendor of it all! sometimes it I feel like dressing up just for going anywhere to match the elegance.
This place is not only absolutely stunning, the history of the palace is amazing. The decor in the rooms are splendid and the architecture is something else. The only way to access the bridge of sighs which is also a must. This is literally a...More
Very interesting historic palace. The Doge's rooms were big, posh and covered in wall-to-wall paintings. The children loved the prison, armory and dungeon. Fun for the whole family next door to the Basilica.
We had a guided and skip the line tour booked and it was worth every penny, the tour was packed with interesting information and the guide was very good. Standing in the queue in the peak midday heat to get in would've been very difficult....More
This was a mixed experience. The Doges Palace is enormous and the many rooms and paintings quickly lead to sensory overload. After touring on our own we took a new guided tour, the “Hidden Treasures Tour”. This takes you to the Doge’s private rooms. Our...More
This is nu museum, but still a very impressiv place to visit. We took a tour for about 1,5 hours and probably haven't seen have of it. We couldn't stay longer because our tour also included the basilic. Without the basilic tour, we could have...More
We found the Doge palace breathtaking, it really is a must see for anyone visiting Italy. The art and architecture is amazing. We did not use any audio guides, we used a Rick Steve's guide to explain everything we say. Be sure to buy skip...More
We visited the Doges Palace and I was really surprised by just how much there was to see. From prisons to council chambers and and armoury, everything is really very interesting. We didn't take an audio guide, but that didn't detract from the experience, and...More
Don't spend the money on the audio you won't need it. They had half the rooms closed for renovation with no signs to that effect so was a bit disappointing in that respect. We went from room 5 to 14 and got a bit confused...More