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Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale), Venice, Italy

 
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added on the 29th of September, 2010
The place where Italy's doges sat and 'commanded' is found in the San Marco square and dates back to the 12th century. The Doge's Palace was built in a Gothic style, the building holds secrets that gathered up through the centuries. It is a magnificent building with a deep history.

The bridge that connects the Venetian Prison with the Palace is called the Bridge of Sighs, because the prisoners who were sent to jail or executed saw moonlight for the last time. Quite sorrowful.

Address:
Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venice, Italy

Price:
Visit the website for info on ticket prices.

Opening Hours:
Daily from 9am to 7pm.

On the web:
http://www.tickitaly.com/galleries/doges-palace-venice.php

 
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