Venice Golden Basilica, Doge's Palace plus St Mark's Museums

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An amazing 2-hour guided tour in the Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica to discover the splendor of the Glorious Republic of Venice!A qualified guide will escort you in the most important landmarks of St. Mark’s Square! You will discover the halls of Power of the Doge and admire Venice from a unique point of view: The Bridge of Sigh’s one. Then you will enter in the breathtaking Basilica of Saint Mark, known as the Golden Basilica. At the end of the tour you will enjoy also a free visit to a glass showroom where you will see a real craftsman at work.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Doge's Palace, VenetoVisit the imposing Doge’s Palace with its marvelous rooms rich of artistic artwork made by famous venetian artists. You will discover the halls of power where the Doge and the highest politicians decided the faith of the Venice Republic. In these rooms you will be stunned in front of the “Last Judgment” by Tintoretto, one of the largest paintings in the world. Then the guide will escort you down in the old venetian prisons, passing through the magnificent Bridge of Sighs!Duration: 1 hour 15 minutesStop At: Basilica di San Marco, VenetoThe guided visit will proceed to the Basilica of Saint Mark, known also as the Golden Basilica, thanks to its uncountable mosaics made of pure gold! The guide will explain the history and meaning of the masterpieces that decorate the cathedral. You will admire the incredible Pala D’Oro with its hundreds of precious stones and the Treasury of Saint Mark:  many precious items collected along the centuries!At the end of the tour will be able to see a glass furnace, near St. Mark’s Square where real glass craftsman will create a unique item in front of your eyes.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Museo Correr, VenetoThis special ticket allows you to visit by yourself the Palace in St. Mark’s Square:Old Royal Palace (Museo Correr), the Biblioteca Marciana and Museo Archeologico Nazionale. Here you will discover the Venice lifestyle in the past; the rooms of Sissi (empress of Austria) and the archaeological museum.

What’s included

  • Guided tour with commentary by a qualified and experienced guide
  • Skip the Line”: Doge's Palace and the Basilica guided tour including the Pala D’oro and a walk across the Bridge of Sighs into the prisons.
  • Glass Craftsman at work close to Saint Mark’s Square.
  • Audio-receiver devices are included in case of groups over 10 people
  • Entry/Admission - Doge's Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Marco

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup