Classical Venice: Doge's Palace and the treasures of St. Mark’s Square
December 20th, 2016 - Palazzo Ducale e Piazza San Marco, Venice
St. Mark’s Square, the heart and soul of Venice: its beauty lies in the sumptuous palaces lining it, the elegant arcades, the historic cafés overlooking it, the hustle and bustle of the people moving about it.
The visit to the Doge’s Palace take the visitor into the most secret and fascinating rooms in the Palace, ancient residence of the Doge of Venice and the seat of the governement of the Republic from the 9th century until 1797. Climb the beautiful Golden Staircase to admire the precious paintings by Tintoretto and Veronese, and the imposing state rooms, in particolar the spectacular Hall of the Great Council and the Hall of the Council of Ten.