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Stationed prominently in Piazza San Marco, the gothic-style Palazzo Ducale (Doges Palace) is one of the most important buildings in Venice. Throughout the Republic of Venice, the palace was home to the Republic's Doge, or leader.
Visit ornately furnished rooms filled with art and sculpture. The interior museum also offers access to the old prisons and the Doges’ apartments.
The Palazzo Ducale is open from April through October from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and from November to March from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. To reserve a spot on a tour, visit the palazzo’s Web site.