Reviews Venice (25) Attractions Hotels  Flights More
Venice
9
Art & Culture, Romance, Stylish...
Free download Pdf guide of Venice Download now
x

Ducal Palace in Venice

Venice Monuments and Historic Buildings: Ducal Palace



Info about Ducal Palace


Rating: 5 5
Rank: 4 About 52
Number of ratings: 51

Category: Monument and Historic Building
Address: Piazza San Marco, 1, Venice
Website: Visit the website
Telephone: +39 041 271 5911

Description:
Ducal Palace, in Venice, Italy, is a gothic palace with ninth century origins.Originally the residence of the royals of Venice, it was built in the ninth century and housed the offices of various government personnel. Built for defensive purposes, the castle displays Byzantine and gothic architecture in their best form. The palace was also seen as the perfect symbol of an ideal state. The palace has a delicate outlook owing to the light coloured motifs and fine pinnacles with delicate carvings. The open arches, pink marble panels and magnificent western façade are delightful. Visitors can tour the various rooms in the palace which are decorated with stunning paintings like the ‘Paradise’, which is believed to be the world’s largest painting on canvas. It also houses the Galleria Nazionale delle Marche which has interesting artefacts.


Reviews Ducal Palace


Reviewed by: Laalamani

Rating:

Added:
4/16/2009

Doge's Palace

The Doge’s palace is a Gothic palace situated in Venice and is called the Palazzo Ducale di Venezia. This palace was once the residence of the Doge of Venice. This historic building was also the seat of the Venice Government for centuries. It was the venue for its law courts, bureaucracy and for its civil administration. The Doge sat on many of the committees and played a big role in steering policy.

1

Maybe you might also be interested in:


Properites near Venice


a 2.9 Km Hotel San Lio Tourist House Hotel From € 36 a 3 Km Hotel Palazzina Grassi Hotel From € 239
a 2.9 Km Suites Bellevue St Mark Square Hotel From € 239 a 2.9 Km Hotel Ca' Bragadin Carabba Hotel From € 28

Latest reviews Venice

2/24/2014
Overall rating: 9
  you should spend a time visiting MURANO. it's a really beautiful place. the glass art is incredible... Next  

Photos Venice

La Fornace di Racciano

Lovely B&B in San Gimignano Next

Agriturismo Le Caggiole

Nature and wellness in Montepulciano Next

Agriturismo Cesani

Rural and social holiday in San Gimignano Next

Tools

Join

Travelers
Enter your reviews, photos and travelogue about  about Venice

Properties
Enter  Your property  to Venice

Companies
Publish  Your travel services  to Venice