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The Grandeur of Venice: Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Basilica

Travel back in time by visiting two main symbols of Venice and immerse into the history of this city

What's tour about

The Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Basilica are among the most important symbols of Venice. These are at the heart of this tour that will take you on a journey through the city’s history.
Your trip into the past of Venice will start with a visit to St. Mark’s Basilica, one of the world’s most stunning churches where the remains of St. Mark are located. You'll have a chance to witness breathtaking golden mosaics covering the high walls, the well-conserved art masterpieces, and frescos that can still be seen today.
Next, you’ll visit the Doge's Palace, the former residence of the Doge and one of the most luxurious palaces in Europe. You'll see how the Doge lived and where he received his guests. Walking through the numerous magnificent halls decorated with gold, marble, and paintings of the most famous artists of that time will take you back to medieval times.

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St. Mark's Square

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2 – 3 hours

walking pace

2 km

Approximate tour distance

English

Language of the tour

Audioguide

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Itinerary

— The Doge's Palace
— St. Mark's Basilica

Start at St. Mark's Square

Author of the tour

Surprise Me Only those who wander, find new paths

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5 mrosas2112

Very informative and useful to understand this marvelous places without being in a tiresome tour.

6 months, 1 week ago

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Turn your journey into an adventure through secret courtyards and breathtaking views. You can explore the city on your own and take breaks any time.

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How self-guided tours work?
The app will be your personal guide. With help of GPS the app will guide you along the route, show authentic places and tell stories about it. In some tours you will find simple quizes to get learn about the city like in game.
What is different from a guided tour or guidebook?
Unlike a guided tour, you do not depend on anyone. You can pause or go from the route and stop for an aperol at the bar. This is not just a list of places with descriptions, but a well-prepared route with interactive content that make you to interact with the city.
Do I need the internet?
No, the tour is downloaded to the app and works offline. It stays with you even after you finish it, so you can share your impressions with friends.
When can I start a tour?
The tour can be started at any time after purchase, it remains with you forever
Why is it cheaper than a regular tour?
You pay for the whole tour, not the person. Travel alone or with up to 5 people using up to two phones.

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The Grandeur of Venice: Doge's Palace & St. Mark's Basilica
Travel back in time by visiting two main symbols of Venice and immerse into the history of this city

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