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Exit of Ducale Palace

by BK
Venice, Italy - Day 2, Ducale Palace

September 22nd 2007
After playing with pigeons we decide to check out the Ducale Palace since the line was short. The entrance puts you into an open courtyard which is connected to the Basilica San Marco. The domed steeples, statues and ornate design is mind blowing and stunning. The Palazzo Ducale, Ducale Palace or Doge’s Palace, was the seat of the government of Venice for centuries. As well as being the ho ... read more
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