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Tickets for Doge's Palace: Skip The Line

Experience the splendor of the Venetian Republic

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Overview
Opening hours
Doge's Palace
Today
08:30 - 19:00
Tomorrow
08:30 - 19:00
Friday
08:30 - 19:00
Saturday
08:30 - 19:00
Sunday
08:30 - 19:00
Monday
08:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 19:00
Highlights
  • The Golden Staircase (Scala d'Oro) dates back to the mid-15th century. This ornate central staircase offered an impressive entrance for visiting dignitaries
  • Bypass the often-lengthy lines to get right into the public chambers and fascinating history of Venice's once-all-powerful Doges
  • Also get access to historical highlights Correr Museum, Biblioteca Marciana, and Archeological Museum, all on St. Mark's Square
Description

Skip the line to the Doge's Palace in Venice. The exterior hints at the beauty, and inside, with a golden staircase, triumphal arches, and frescoed walls, you'll get a sense of the splendor and power contained herein. This ticket also gets you access to other key sights on St. Mark's Square: Correr Museum, Biblioteca Marciana, and Archeological Museum.

The first Doge's Palace was built on this spot in the 9th century, but was destroyed by fire. The present Gothic palace dates back to the 14th century (with many renovations and refurbishments along the way). However, it stands tall as a beautiful reminder of the power of the Venetian Republic.

To enter the Doge's Palace is to trip back in time to uncover the history and culture of the City of Masks. Inside, you'll find fantastically ornate rooms, decorated by artists such as Titian, Veronese, Tiepolo, and Tintoretto.

Another highlight is walking the notorious Bridge of Sighs - so named for the laments of the convicted criminals as they made their way to the New Prison.

You'll also get access to other St. Mark's Square historical highlights, Biblioteca Marciana, Archeological Museum, and the Correr Museum (originally designed to be a residence for Napoleon).

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Skip The Line
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
  • Skip-the-line access to the Doge's Palace
  • Skip-the-line access to the Correr Museum
  • Skip-the-line access to the National Archaeological Museum
  • Skip-the-line access to the Biblioteca Marciana
  • Guided tour
  • Audio guide
  • Temporary exhibitions. Customers that want to visit the temporary exhibitions must pay an additional fee at the ticket office
Instructions
  • Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance of each attraction you visit
  • At the Doge's Palace, make sure to take the fast line for pre-purchased tickets, go through the security check and then scan your smartphone ticket at the turnstile
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Doge's Palace
1,Piazza San Marco, 30124, Venice
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
Additional info

Admission

  • Last admission one hour before closing
  • Museo Correr, Archaeological Museum and Biblioteca Marciana open at 10:00
Reviews
Sep 18, 2018
Easy service to use
Sep 18, 2018
Quick and easy to purchase. Highly recommend a visit.
Sep 18, 2018
Great
Sep 14, 2018
No need to exchange voucher. Easy peasy.
Sep 9, 2018
A very smooth performance compared to the problem I had getting into St Mark's Basilica
Sep 8, 2018
Arrived at Doge's Palace walked straight in.
Would recommend everyone purchasing this, makes visiting this beautiful Palace more fun.
Sep 4, 2018
Really interesting history about how the Doge was elected and how he lived, as well as the other aristocrats from noble Venetian families who governed the Venetian republic for so many hundreds of years.
Sep 4, 2018
Well worth paying to skip the lie. This is a remarkable historical exhibit. In ourhopinion better than the church
Sep 4, 2018
Great, very easy and comfortable!
Aug 30, 2018
I don’t understand why anyone doesn’t do this!

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
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