The Doge's Palace (Palazzo Ducale) is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city of Venice, northern Italy. It's easily recognisable for its facades having open arcades in the two lower stories, but also for being covered with white and rose-colored marble and typically oriental cresting.
The Venetian Gothic masterpierce was build with accordance to the project by Giovanni and Bartolomeo Bon between 1438 and 1443. Over the centuries the Palace has undergone many changes - most of them resulting from a series of fires. Although, these alterations didn't affect the overall impression that the bulding gives, they introduced to it some elements of other styles, such as Byzantine.
The palace was initially the residence of the Doge of Venice, the supreme authority of the Republic of Venice, opening as a museum in 1923. Today it is one of the 11 museums run by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia. In 2010 it was visited by 1,358,186 people.
Inside of Doge's Palace in Venice you can also find: Bridge of Sighs ,
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|Price||normal : 16.00 child : 0.00 (age <5) youth : 8.00 (age 5-14) student : 8.00 (age 14-25) retired : 8.00 (age 65<)|
|Geographical coordinates||45.4339000, 12.3400000|
|Address||Venice, Piazza San Marco 1|
|Construction dates||1438 - 1443|
|More information||official website|