Discover Venice's Golden Basilica on your schedule – choose a specific date and time and skip the line! Saint Mark's Basilica is the Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Venice, and the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice. The city's most famous and most visited church is a prime example of the Byzantine style – its rich design and golden mosaics make it a “don't miss” sight on your Venice trip.
So popular that entrances are restricted, and not accessible with the standard ticket, this tour takes you into the mysterious heart of Venice's most visited attraction: the Doge's Palace. The ticket includes the guided Secret Itineraries Tour and access (without a guide) to the rest of the Doge's Palace.
Explore four museums in the heart of Venice, including its most visited attraction: the Doge's Palace, a masterpiece of Gothic art and the seat of the government of the splendid and powerful Republic of Venice.
This Combo Ticket includes the Doge's Palace, Museo Correr, Archaeological Museums and the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, all located on St. Mark's Square.
Step inside the secret life of the Astronomical Clock on Saint Mark's Square, an ancient masterpiece of technology and engineering. True to the Renaissance spirit, beauty and functionality go hand in hand in this little-visited Venetian landmark!
See the complex network of pulleys, weights, and counterweights as they silently rise and fall at regular intervals. Climb the beautiful wrought iron spiral staircase towards the complex workings of the clock proper. Get a close view of the mechanism and the gears linking it with the south and north clock faces, overlooking St. Mark’s Square and the labyrinth of little streets of Venice's ancient center of trade, the Mercerie.
Explore eleven of the most important museums of Venice, including its most visited attraction: the Doge's Palace, a masterpiece of Gothic art and the seat of the government of the splendid and powerful Republic of Venice.
This Combo Ticket includes the Doge's Palace, Museo Correr, Archaeological Museum and the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, the Ca’ Rezzonico Museum of 18th Century Art, the Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo, Carlo Goldoni's House, the Ca’ Pesaro International Gallery of Modern Art + Museum for Oriental Art, the Glass Museum on Murano, and the Lace Museum on Burano.
Visit one of the most important museums in Italy for European and American art of the first half of the 20th century – the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. It is located in Peggy Guggenheim's former home, the stunning Palazzo Venier dei Leoni, on the Grand Canal in Venice. The museum was inaugurated in 1980 and presents Peggy Guggenheim's personal collection of 20th century art, masterpieces from the Gianni Mattioli Collection, the Nasher Sculpture Garden, as well as temporary exhibitions.
See the rich collection of Venetian paintings up to the 18th century, as well as some splendid examples from the Byzantine and Gothic 14th century to the artists of the Renaissance. Unparalleled works by Bellini, Carpaccio, Giorgione, Veronese, Tintoretto and Titian until Gianbattista Tiepolo are on view, as well as the Vedutisti of the eighteenth century, Canaletto, Guardi, Bellotto, and Longhi.
Discover a part of the Doge’s Palace that was not accessible before! Following the extensive restoration work that has brought the Doge’s evocative private rooms back to their original splendor. The Doge’s Hidden Treasures is a tour that takes you to the Doge’s private rooms in the wing of the Doge’s Palace adjacent to the Basilica at San Marco, from April 1, 2015.
Visit Mantua Ducal Palace without waiting in line! Built between the beginning of the 14th and the 17th century, over 500 rooms form the palace complex, and Mantegna's frescoes of the “Chamber of the Newlyweds” are just one of the many stunning sights. Ticket allows the complete visit to the Ducal Palace, including Castel San Giorgio with the Bridal Chamber, the Old Court and the art collection Romano Freddi.
Visit one of the most beautiful palazzi of the Canal Grande – the rightfully named “house of gold”, or Ca d'Oro.
The ancient patrician 15th century residence is home to the art collection Baron Giorgio Franchetti, which he donated to the Italian state. The palazzo is decorated in the Venetian Gothic style and has been lovingly restored and preserved though the ages, guaranteeing a fascinating architectural experience. Admire paintings of the Venetian school including the famous San Sebastiano by Andrea Mantegna, works of the Tuscan and the Flemish schools, plus wonderful bronze and Renaissance statues. There is also an interesting collection of ceramics recovered from the Venetian lagoon.
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