Doge’s Palace Venice

Venice Doge’s Palace

The ancient seat of government and residence of the Doge, the Doge’s Palace in Venice is the symbol of the power of the Republic of Venice and is famous for being a masterpiece of Venetian Gothic architecture.

The Doge’s Palace is visited by over 2 million tourists every year, making it the second largest attraction in Venice, after St Mark’s Basilica.

Doge’s Palace Hours

Every day from 9 am to 7 pm (last entrance at 6 pm)
Visitors will be asked to leave the exhibition halls 30 minutes before closing time.

Where is the Doge’s Palace

Piazza San Marco 1, 30124 Venice VE
In the centre of Venice, in front of St Mark’s Basilica

Doge’s Palace Venice:
exhibitions and upcoming events

Check the calendar of events and exhibitions at the Doge’s Palace in Venice.

Doge’s Palace: Marco Polo exhibition 2024

In 2024 in Venice a major anniversary to celebrate the 700th anniversary of MarcoPolo’s death.

March/April 2024 to the end of December 2024

Visit the Doge’s Palace in Venice

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The best way to get to know the Doge’s Palace in Venice in depth is with a guided tour.

An expert guide will introduce you to the secrets of the Doge’s Palace and the Bridge of Sighs. Discover all the guided tours.

What to see in the Doge’s Palace

Inside the Palace, besides the rooms of the main governing bodies of the Republic of Venice, you can admire a rich artistic and sculptural heritage commissioned and collected for centuries by its Doges.

Among the most famous are Tintoretto’s Paradise, Vittore Carpaccio’s Marcian Lion and Jacopo Sansovino’s statues of Mars and Neptune.

Buy a ticket for the Doge’s Palace

Visit the Doge’s Palace, one of the most famous and visited attractions in Venice.
To access the Palace it is strongly recommended to book your ticket online.

Skip the Line Tickets for Doge’s Palace Venice

Buy online. Choose the time you prefer. Visit the Doge’s Palace in Venice, the Bridge of Sighs, the prisons and much more.

You can cancel free of charge up to the day before your visit.