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You can even customize the Venice Tours by selecting the number of days and types of accommodation you would prefer. The best thing about booking Venice Holiday Packages from Thrillophilia is that you get great offers and discounts from time to time to make your tour budget-friendly. From sightseeing to food and transportation, we take care of everything under your specified budget for the tour. You can explore the gondolas, adore the architectural masterpieces, and have a walking tour of the cobbled streets in Venice. Venice Tourist packages will help you explore this alpha city in an elaborate and organized manner.
The Venice packages give the visitors a joyful ride of the glorious artwork, azure waterways, and artistic heritage of this city in a hassle freeway. Our travel experts have crafted these itineraries considering the requirements and needs of the travelers. These packages also provide ample opportunity for the visitors to indulge in some of the adrenaline rushing outdoor activities during the trip. You can indulge in kayaking, canoeing, island hopping, and water biking. For a memorable vacation experience, book the package that suits your taste and requirement now from Thrillophilia.
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Which are the famous places to visit during the Venice Tour?1. Canal Grande (Grand canal)Canal Grande is the most popular attraction in Venice known for its water taxi, gondola orvaporettis. Through the very famous Gondola ride (Venetian rowing boat), it offers the ultimate Venetian experience as it cruises through some of the finest bridges and castles.
It is a magnificent reverse S-shaped canal connecting the two ends of the city - the lagoon near Santa Lucia Railway Station and the basin in San Marco. It makes for a perfect romantic night as you witness a breath-taking sunset over its sparkling waters.Location: 30100 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy2. Ponte di Rialto (Rialto bridge)Ponte di Rialto is one of the most beautiful bridges on the Grand Canal known for its stone arches and shops. It is close to some gorgeous churches and on one end of the bridge is a busy food market and a popular tourist attraction. It is also dotted with some of the best eating joints that are relatively less crowded. The bridge also offers an unparalleled view of the canal and Venetian buildings and is a must for your photo sessions.Location: Sestiere San Polo, 30125 Venezia VE, Italy3. Palaso Dogla (Doge’s palace)This is a lavish palace that was turned into a museum about 100 years ago. It is a minute’s walk away from the famous Bridge of Sighs and is a classic example of Venetian gothic architecture. It is popular for its amalgamation of History, Art and Roman culture.
The Museum houses ornate artwork by acclaimed Renaissance artists and thus makes for a perfect day out for appreciating European architecture. Since it is a highly popular tourist destination, the queues for passes can be exhausting, so it is advisable to book tickets in advance.Location: Santa Croce districtOpening hours: 8:30 AM – 7:00 PMCharges: € 144. Gallerie Dell’AccademiaGallerie Dell’Accademia houses a rich collection of Venetian paintings arranged in chronological order so you can appreciate the evolution of art from the medieval period. The gallery houses art by some very notable artists like Leonardo Da Vinci (The Vitruvian Man), Bellini, Tintoretto, Lorenzo Lotto, among others.Location: Campo della Carita, 1050, 30123 Venezia VE, ItalyOpening hours: 10 AM – 7:15 PM on all days except Monday. The gallery is open from 10 am – 2 pm on Monday.Charges: € 12 + € 1.50 as reservation fee5. Torcello IslandLocated nine kilometers from the north-eastern lagoon of Venice, is the small beautiful island of Torcello. While most of the architectural splendors have disappeared now, it is the home to cute palazzos, cathedrals, and a church. Noteworthy attractions include Atilla’s chair and the Devil’s Bridge. The place is perfect for a quiet, scenic day out or date, away from crowds and clichés.6. Arsenale di Venezia (Arsenal and Museum of Naval History)The Arsenal is a complex of shipyards and armories, and it symbolizes the Venetian republic’s naval power. It is also called ‘one of the earliest large-scale industrial enterprises in history.’ Close to the Arsenal is the Museum of Naval History that displays fine objects brought back from wars.
The objects housed here are appreciated for their depiction of sea-life, not so much for artistic finesse. A large model of the legendary ship, Bucintoro, is also on display over here.Location: 30122 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, ItalyOpening hours:
- 1 April to31 October: 10 am to 6 pm (last admission 5 pm)
- 1 November to 31 March: 10 am to 5 pm (last admission 4 pm)Charges: € 107. Jewish MuseumJewish museum is located in Ghetto Novo, amidst the two ancient Venetian synagogues. The museum is home to manuscripts and ancient books that were used in the important moments of civil and religious life. It was founded in 1953 by the Jewish Community of Venice and will give you an impression of the glorious past of Venice.
The museum has a collection of around thirty thousand objects reflecting the Jewish community. It contains archaeological artifacts, photographs, paintings, ceremonial objects and antiquities.Location: Campo di Ghetto Nuovo, 2902/b, 30121 Venezia VE, ItalyOpening hours:
- 10 am - 7 pm June-September- 10am - 5.30 pm October-May. Closed on SaturdayCharges: € 88. BuranoClose to Torcello, is a vibrant, lively small island of Burano which is known for housing colourful fishermen’s houses. It is famous for its traditional lace, Bussola cookies, and delicious seafood (do try risotto de gò, aka fish broth risotto–a local specialty). You can also take a leisurely walk through its hidden streets that unfold a new surprise at every corner.9. Campo Santa Maria FormosaThis is the largest square in Venice, dating back to the 15th century. Here you’ll also find the bell tower that Peter tried to save from collapsing in Spiderman: Far from Home. It is surrounded by many beautiful buildings such as Casa Venier and Palazzo Vitturi, making it an important landmark of Venice.
What are the best things to do on the Venice Tour?Here is the list of some of the best activities that you can try by booking Venice Holiday Packages.
1. Experience Venice in the Venetian way by taking a Gondola rideAdmire the picturesque beauty of Venice by cruising in a beautiful Gondola that takes you through the important attractions of the city. It also makes an unforgettable setting for a phenomenal sunset date or dinner. You can even hear the songs from a renowned singer on board on your gondola.Charges: €80 for a 40-minute ride2. Stroll by Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square)This is the main public square of Venice, bustling with crowds and interesting activities. The square houses the museum of the Basilica which contains a splendid collection of liturgies, tapestries, and carpets, along with the Horses of San Marco.
You can have an enthralling view of The Bells of San Marco, and you can witness the ruins at the National Archaeological Museum at the square. The arcaded ground floors in the square have some very adorable cafes where you can sip in Bellini and appreciate the grandeur around.
Location: Piazza San Marco, 30100 Venezia VE, Italy
3. Watch an interesting show at Opera -Teatro La FeniceVenice Holiday packages are incomplete if you don’t watch an exciting show or a ballet performance at Opera -Teatro La Fenice. It is one of the landmarks of Italian theatre and holds an eminent spot in the history of Opera. La Fenice is known for housing many famous performances and premieres of famous composers like Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini, and Verdi. It is advisable to check the schedule for the month in which you plan to visit.Location: Campo San Fantin, 1965, 30124 Venezia VE, ItalyOpening hours: 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM (generally)Charges: € 20 onwards4. Tour the city on a VaporettoVenice Tour Packages offers you an enthralling tour of Venice on a Vaporetto. This is a famous water bus used to commute from one place to another in Venice. People mainly use the Vaporetto to travel between the major sites. If you’re looking for a cheap yet fantastic way to explore the beauty of Grand Canal, ride the Vaporetto through the Grand Canal, to the train station.5. Explore the scintillating beauty of MuranoVenice Tour Packages gives you a chance to have an exhilarating tour of Murano island that houses Mazzega Glass Factory, which is one of the most renowned glass factories in Murano. You can visit its showroom, which is subdivided into 11 rooms that display some magnificent masterpieces by local artisans.
Murano also has a highly renowned cultural museum known as Glass museum that offers an insight into the history of glass production from the initial years up to the modern-day. The island also boasts of some ancient and grand architecture spectacles like Santa Maria Degli Angeli, San Donato, and Chiesa di San Pietro Martire.6. Witness the expansive art collection of Peggy GuggenheimEnjoy the premier art collection of Peggy Guggenheim, which is located in the Dorsoduro district of Venice. This one-story institution seems like a half-built palace, and it has an impressive collection of 20th-century avant-garde sculpture, abstract expressionism, and cubism by esteemed artists. You should also visit the sculpture garden of this museum that seems to be blooming with flowers and shrubs.7. Attend the Carnevale FestivalIf you wish to experience the liveliness and warmth of Venice, then you must attend the Carnevale Festival that is organized every February. In this festival, around three million people dress up in unique masquerade costumes and drink and dance until dawn.
The Venetians wear white gilded maks, and the ladies wear ball gowns and feathered hats. The whole celebration gives you a chance to rejoice, party, dance, and sing with the locals.8. Wine and food tour of RialtoOne of the best things to do in Venice tour packages is having the wine and food tour of Rialto, which is one of the biggest food markets in Venice. The market offers fresh cow cheese, marinated seafood, homemade pasta, and other Italian produce. You can also buy some of the best wine varieties over here that will tantalize your taste buds with each sip. End your tour by having the lip-smacking deserts at Campo San Giovanni e Paolo.9. Enjoy Aperitivo like the VenetiansVenice Holiday Packages give you a chance to taste the traditional aperitivo drinks that are made with Aperol and Campari. They are available in three diverse options: Spritz, Americano, and Negroni, and you can pick the one that matches the expectation of your taste buds. You can have the Aperitivo at rooftop bars like Skyline bar that offers you a great panorama along with the scintillating drinks.10. Climb the bell towerIf you wish to have a 360-degree view of Venice, then you must ride the elevator to the top of Bell Tower. The Bell Tower is one of the tallest buildings in Europe that has been in existence for the past 1000 years. Once you reach the top of the building, you can have a bird’s eye view of the Dolomites mountain range and other famous attractions of this city.
Location: Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
Which are the romantic things to do in Venice?Take your romance to the next level by trying out these romantic activities in Venice.1. Walk hand in hand in the lanes of BrunoBurano island is the most vibrant locality of Venice dotted with brightly colored houses and a beautiful canal. It offers a brilliant backdrop for romantic shoots and will make you feel closer as you pose together to retain the memories of the trip. You can also have a romantic date at some of the best restaurants located here.2. Watch a romantic opera showIf you’re looking to spend some quality time with your partner in Venice, then there can be nothing better than watching an intimate opera show together. You can visit Teatro La Fenice, which is known for hosting the best live opera shows and romantic ballet performances. Swoon over these performances as you settle in the golden balconies of this opera house.3. Exchange kisses on a Gondola rideThere is nothing more love stuck in Venice than opting for a gondola ride that takes you through the beautiful canals of the city. The gondolier further elevates the level of romance by humming mellifluous melodies. You can exchange kisses while gasping into the beautiful scenery that you will come along as you opt for the gondola ride.
How to reach Venice?Venice is well connected to all the important cities by cruise, train, and flight. Here are some of the best ways to reach Venice.By flight: Marco Polo Airport is the only airport in Venice that receives both international as well as domestic flights. It is located twelve kilometers drive from the main city. You can hire a taxi or a cab outside the airport to reach the main city of Venice.By Train: Santa Lucia Station is the closest railway station to Venice and is the main terminal for all the trains coming from Italy and other European countries. Once you reach the station, you can board the ACTV bus from here to reach Venice.By Sea: Port of Venice is the largest marinas for transporting passengers and shipping goods. This port offers several cruise services which can be availed by you to reach Venice from Croatian and Slovenian cities. The cruise ship will take you to Venice Maritime Station from where you’ll have to take a boat to reach St. Mark’s Square in Venice.
How much does a trip to Venice cost?The average cost for a seven days trip to Venice will cost around $3,299 (Rs 2,44,143.48) for a couple and $1,837 (Rs 1,35.947) for solo travelers. The hotels range from around $496 (Rs 36,706.63) to $96 (Rs 7,104.51) per night.
Do I need a visa for Venice?No, you can travel to Venice and all other members of the Schengen Area for ninety days for business or tourist purposes without a visa. But you need to show your valid passport for six months after you plan your departure.
What is the best month to visit Venice?April to June is considered to be the best time to visit Venice as the weather remains quite favorable for sightseeing. The maximum temperature during the day ranges around 35 degrees Celsius, and during the night, it ranges around 16 degrees Celsius.
Is Venice safe?Yes, Venice is extremely safe for the visitors as the crime rate is very low over here. You should, however, make sure to take care of your belongings when you move out of your hotel to stay away from street thugs and pickpockets.
How much is a gondola ride in Venice?A gondola ride costs around eighty euros for a 25-35 minutes tour. If you, however, intend to take a gondola ride at night, then you’ll have to pay 120 euros for a 25-30 minutes private tour. In case you wish to enjoy the ride for a longer time, then you can ask the gondolier for the additional price before the tour starts.
Is it safe to walk around Venice at night?Yes, it is safe to walk around Venice at night as the security standards over here are very high. You should, however, make sure not to travel in the secluded areas and the streets that are not properly lit up. Also, ensure that you walk around Venice at night in a group rather than traveling alone.
How much does a meal cost in Venice?The lunch menus are less expensive in Venice, ranging around €20 (1670.52) in comparison to the dinner that ranges between €35-55(Rs 2923.41-4593.93).
Is food cheap in Venice?The food is quite expensive in Venice, and you might find it hard to get a cheap meal over here. You’ll have to spend €20 (1670.52) to €35 Rs 2923.41 to have a meal in Venice.
What should I avoid in Venice?Here are a few things that you should avoid in Venice.
- Don’t expect free public washrooms in Venice as there is a shortage of public washrooms over here.
- When traveling to Venice, don’t pack heavy luggage as land taxis are of low utility in Venice. This means that you’ll either have to walk down the walkways or hire a public water boat to reach your hotel.
- It’s not recommended to visit Venice on the weekend as there is a huge influx of tourists at this time at the main tourist attractions.
- Avoid eating in St. Mark’s Square as the restaurants over here are highly overpriced.
What is Venice famous for?Venice is extremely renowned for its palaces, canals, and carnivals that breathe life to this city. It is also known to be the favorite spot for the honeymoon seekers with tons of romantic escapades, such as the opera houses and scenic gardens. You’ll find many splendid churches, magnificent buildings, and lively squares over here. The gondola ride of Venice is also renowned all over the world.
Can you do a day trip to Verona from Venice?Yes, you can make a day trip to Verona from Venice through a train that frequently runs between the two cities. The trip will cost you anywhere between €8.00 to €23.00.
What are the famous churches in Venice?Venice is home to some of the most beautiful churches that are known for their architectural brilliance. Here are some of the most famous churches that you can visit by booking Venice Packages.1. Chiesa di San ZaccariaFounded in the 9th century this church was the part of Venetian nunnery where the rich families used to keep their virginal daughters. The major attraction of this church is Sacra Conversazione of Giovanni Bellini dating back to the 1505 century. It is one of the most significant examples of Renaissance art exhibiting a fascinating and oriental aura.2. Chiesa dei CarminiThis is a Roman catholic church that should be a must visit in your Venice tours. It has been built in Renaissance style and exhibits the finest architectural specimens. It has the statue of Virginity and Humility on the right side of the nave that were built by Corradini and Giuseppe.3. Basilica de san marco (St. Mark’s Basilica)This is one of the most famous churches in Venice, which was earlier the private chapel of Doge. It is also the best-known example of Italian-Byzantine architecture. The interior is adorned with extremely fine and rich golden mosaics and geometric floral floors that will leave you simply awestruck. Pala d’Oro, which is the golden altarpiece and the mosaics designed by Tintoretto and Titian, is the major attraction of this basilica. Click here to book: St Marks Basilica Tickets.Opening hours: 9:45 AM – 5:00 PMCharges: € 5
Which are the famous places for shopping in Venice?Here is the list of the famous shopping destinations in Venice included in Venice Packages.1. Pied a’ TerreThis pocket size boutique is hidden behind the Rialto Bridge and is one of the most famous places to buy gondolier slippers and furiane. The shelves of this boutique are packed with shoes that come in a vast array of colors and fabrics.2. Rialto MarketVenice tours are incomplete if you don’t buy the Italian cheese and milk cream from Rialto Market. This is a huge market where the vendors sell the fresh produce as well as seafood. The locals come over here to do grocery shopping and the visitors love to buy the home brewed wine and drinks.3. Calle LonghiThis is a market dedicated to selling the farmer’s produce and it happens on every Monday in Santa Marta. You can find here locally grown asparagus, castraure and honey from marshy islands. You can also meet the growers and producers directly over here.
Which are the best areas to stay in Venice?Venice Packages offer you some of the best accomodation options in the most renowned areas as stated below.1. San PoloThis is one of the oldest neighbourhoods of the city dotted with rustic eateries and tapas bars. While staying here you can wander through the bustling daily markets and canals. The accommodation options are not numerous here but it has some of the most renowned hotels such as Ca’ Angelu and Locanda Sant’ Agostino.2. CannaregioThis is the most populous neighbourhood of Venice lined with butchers, florists and bakeries. It also has some of the most wallet friendly eating joints where you can have scrumptious cuisines. The vacation rentals and hotels are plentiful over here cheaper than other parts of the city.3. CastelloCastello is known for its local vibe and is an ideal destination for all those who wish to have a taste of the middle class life of Venice. It has a shipyard, Naval History Museum and exotic gardens where you can stroll by to rejuvenate your senses. Several budget friendly hotels are located over here that boast to offer the most premium services.
Which are the famous nightlife places in Venice?Witness the nightlife of Venice at its best by visiting these heavenly nightlife places.1. Skyline Rooftop BarEnjoy the happening nightlife of Venice by visiting this rooftop bar that is full of vigour and celebration. You can throw a sizzling party over here and dance and groove on to the fiery mixes played by the DJ’s.2. Venice Jazz ClubIf you love jazz then this club will be an absolute paradise for you. It serves the best of jazz music during the nightly hours to lighten up your mood. You can groove on to the happening beats played by the internationally acclaimed DJ’s over here.3. Aurora Beach ClubVenice Tour packages gives you a chance to party hard with your best buddies at this club. You can dance under the twinkling stars and enjoy the colorful lights and soulful music here. Spending an eventful summer night in this club gives you an opportunity to experience the beach nightlife of Venice.4. La Fenice TheaterThis is an iconic opera house where you can watch an interesting show at night. Many live performances are also organized in the theater at night which you’ll completely enjoy. You can also visit this place at night to have ballet dance.
Which are the adventure activities To do in Venice?Venice Tour Packages offers you some of the most adrenaline rushing adventurous activities as stated below.1. Trek on Torcello IslandIf you love thrill and adventure then Venice Packages offer you the best trekking experience in Torcello Island. Torcello is a nature reserve surrounded by lagoon and it offers the most peaceful hiking experience. You’ll get to see the dismantled buildings and historical ruins during the hiking tour.2. Camping at village Marina di VeneziaEnjoy your Venice tours in the best way by camping at village Marina di Venezia. This is the most popular camping site in Venice and you’ll find over here caravans, tents and motorhomes. You’re even provided food and drinks over here to exhilarate your camping experience. The campsites are extremely clean and well maintained to offer you the best camping experience.3. Enjoy kayaking through the canalsVenice is dotted with some of the most beautiful canals that offer you an unparalleled kayaking experience. You can kayak through the magnificent canals of Venice and have an enthralling tour of the city. A guide will also accompany you on this tour to guide you about the famous places that you’ll witness during the tour.
Which are the famous canals in Venice?1. Canal Grande: Majorly known for its surreal vistas, gondola orvaporettis, and water taxis, Grande Canal stands out as the most sought-after tourist attraction in Venice. The gondola ride tour across this canal takes you through numerous castles and captivating bridges which are no short of wonder.
Canal Grande is an S-shaped structure that serves as a connecting link between two opposite ends of the city including the basin in San Marco and the lagoon near Santa Lucia station. For all those couples who are searching for a spot to admire the alluring sunset views together, Grande Canal is their perfect bet.
2. Canale Della Giudecca: If you want to make the most out of your Canale Della Giudecca visit, embark on a vaporetto ride and treat your eyes with the views of the Venice region that is not flooded with vacationers.
Being a large canal, it accommodates numerous giant ships from where you can enjoy the 360-degree views of the city. On your visit to this place, you can take a scenic stroll across the Zattere or simply capture some amazing buildings in your camera. The waterway separates Giudecca from the rest of the city and forms an ideal spot for romantic getaways.
Why is Venice built on the water?The city of Venice always had a marshy topography. The only method by which the tiny island could have been expanded was by driving the piles of pine into the sea beds.
In order to make the islands of Venetian lagoon ideal for habitation, Venice’s early settlers drained the areas of the lagoon and dug canals to prepare them for the construction purposes. They initially drove the wooden stakes inside the sandy ground and built wooden platforms on the top of them. This is why the buildings in Venice are built on water.
What should you not do in Venice?Venice forms an ideal spot to plan a hassle-free vacation. However, before you make your way to this beautiful city, it is crucial to know about a few things which are forbidden in the city. Here is a list of things that one shouldn’t do in Venice.
- Put your footsteps on the slippery seaweeds on the stones.
- Relax on the alleys or on its bridges
- Use your credit cards to pay at bars, shops, and restaurants.
- Swim in the canals as the canals in Venice are used as public roads.
- Wear short clothes on your visit to Basilica San Marco.
Why is Venice so special?Though the city of Venice is prominently known for its unique water settlement, it is also loved by tourists for several other reasons. From quaint food joints serving the best-on-class food to numerous art galleries and museums, Venice has something for everyone. Beautiful attractions like Basilica San Marco, Rialto Bridge, and Palazzo Doge’s Palace further accentuate its charm.
Is Venice better than Rome?Rome and Venice are two incredible treasures of Italy which share similar historical significance but have different things to offer to their visitors. While Rome is an urban city encompassing a plethora of tourist attractions which can be explored on a long vacation, Venice forms an ideal vacation spot for a shorter holiday.
If you have always dreamt of exploring Venitian canals and gondolas, a visit to Venice will reward you with the most memorable holiday. The city is also ideal for all those tourists who love to stroll leisurely around the beautiful streets or delve deeper into Venetian Empire history.
On the contrary, Rome forms a perfect holiday retreat for the travellers who are intrigued by ancient Rome history. Also, if you fancy the idea of having a whole plate of pasta as your dinner, Rome will spoil you with umpteen choices. A traditional Venetian meal mostly comprises fish and risotto as the prominent choices.
Which are some of the best experiences in Venice that we can book via Thrillophilia?Here is the list of some of the best experiences in Venice that you can book via Thrillophilia:
- 30 Minute Private Nighttime Gondola Ride in Venice
- Private Gondola Ride in Venice
- 24 Hours Parking Piazzale Roma Venice
- Grand Canal Opera in Venice
- Peggy Guggenheim Collection Ticket in Venice
- Small Group Pasta and Tiramisu Class in Venice
- Venetian Aperitif on the Lagoon in Venice
- Half-Day Murano Burano SIghtseeing Trip, Venice
- 3-Hour Cabaret Dinner Show, Venice
- Interpreti Veneziani Concert at Church of San Vidal in Venice
Piazza San Marco, also known as Saint Mark's Square, is the largest and one of the most important tourist attractions of Venice. Being the widest swath of flat, open land in the water-bound city, the square has long been a popular destination for visitors to enjoy the true essence of Venice. Since the earlier Republic days, life has revolved around this piazza; then it was a market, as well as the center of social, religious and political life. Being of the finest squares in the world, Piazza San Marco is certainly Venice's prime attraction. The square is surrounded by the stately arcades of public buildings on three sides and on the fourth, by Basilica di San Marco's riot of domes, arches, and the soaring St. Mark's campanile. It is 180 m long and 70 m wide and is the only “piazza” in Venice, and the remaining squares are called “piazzales” or “campos”. The Piazza has been developed over a long period of time and under the leadership of many strong personalities, it started around 800 and the construction and reconstruction continued till the time of Napoleon and later. The great Napoleon marked this square as “the drawing room of Europe" for its incredible artworks. The Square was named after the unusual and stunning Basilica of St Mark that dominates the east end of the square. The slender Campanile di San Marco, the Basilica's bell tower, and the number of museums are the attraction for the visitors. The lines waiting to enter the basilica, always crowded piazza, ringing bells from the clock tower, fascinating waterline, all make the square the most popular attraction in Venice.
Doge’s Palace is one of the most ancient constructions we find in Venice, Italy. Located in the centre of the city, in Piazza San Marco, it is a remarkable masterpiece of engineering and architecture. This beautiful palace makes us think about how the man could create such mesmerizing structures without having any technology in that era. It is an impressive structure and an epitome of Venetian Gothic architecture, reflecting the local variant architectural style. Dating back to the 14th century, the palace used to be the residence of the Doge of Venice and was extended and modified for further centuries. The Palace consists of Doge's apartments, institutional offices, and judicial chambers with courts of law, administrative offices, prisons, and their layers of building elements and ornamentation. It was the heart of the political existence and local administration of the Venetian Republic. The Chamber of Great Council, in the Doge’s Palace, held all the political meetings of the most important republic body, the Great Council. Also known as The Chamber of The Council of Ten, this chamber is one of the largest rooms in Europe, having a size of 53 meters by 25 meters. In the boundary of this grand complex, there are other exciting rooms like the Scrigno Room, where they kept a Silver book that used to contain the names of all noble caste families. Discover the soul of Venice, behold stunning picturesque and experience the monumental history of Doge’s Palace.