Doge’s Palace and Saint Mark’s Basilica tour
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The Doge's Palace tour The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the immediately following centuries. You’ll be surprised of the rich details of the gold staircase, of the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed! Saint Mark's Basilica or Golden Basilica tour For you a guided tour in one of the most incredible cathedrals of the world. On this tour, escorted by a tour guide, you will enjoy a full visit of this masterpiece of byzantine art. You'll have the pleasure to discover beautiful gold mosaics and marble inlays of the floors, sitting comfortably while our guide will show you the represented biblical scenes, the history and the particularities of this ancient basilica. Admire The Pala d'Oro , an exquisite example of the byzantine art, with its thousands of gems and precious stones; enjoy the view of the Treasury, a splendor of the religious art collected along the centuries. The privileged entry and the special collaboration with the Curia of Venice allow you to avoid the queues! Audio-receiver device are included.