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Doge's Palace

+39 041 2715911 San Marco,1, Venice
The Doge's Palace (Italian: Palazzo Ducale) is a masterpiece palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city. Founded in 14th and 15th century, the castle, one of the most famous Vienna's cultural symbol, was the residence of the Doge, the supreme authority of the Republic of Venice, opening as a museum in 1923. Today, Palazzo Ducale is one of the 11 museums run by the Fondazione Musei Civici di Venezia. At the back of Doge's royal building showing the greatness of Venice stands St. Mark's Basilica .
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Tourist favorites in Venice

Biblioteca Marciana

The Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana is a library and notable Renaissance style building. It is one of the earliest surviving public manuscript depositories in Italy, holding one of the greatest classical texts collections in the world. The library is named after St. Mark, the patron saint of Venice. The library was provided with a building designed by Jacopo Sansovino.
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Horses of Saint Mark

The Triumphal Quadriga or Horses of St Mark's is a set of bronze statues of four horses, originally part of a monument depicting a quadriga (a four-horse carriage used for chariot racing), which have been set into the facade of St Mark's Basilica, since the sack of Constantinople in 1204. The sculptures date from classical antiquity and have been attributed to the 4th century BC Greek sculptor Lysippos, although this has not been widely accepted.
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St Mark's Basilica

The Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark (commonly known as Saint Mark's Basilica) is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Venice. One of the most famous of the city's churches and one of the best known examples of Byzantine architecture, Saint Mark's cathedral lies at the eastern end of the Piazza San Marco, adjacent and connected to the Doge's Palace. Originally the chapel of the Doge, Basilica di San Marco has only been the city's cathedral since 1807. Venice's magnificent basilica was consecrated in 832 AD to house the remains of St. Mark. The most notable features of the cathedral are great the mosaics illustrating St. Marco's tales.
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Zecca of Venice

The Palazzo della Zecca is a 16th century building which once housed the official government mint, or offices responsible for coining money. This building, rustic and robust in its external surface, stands in stark contrast to the ornately decorated Biblioteca Marciana next door. Both buildings were designed by Jacopo Sansovino. Today, the Zecca serves as the host of the contents of the library of the Biblioteca Marciana.
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St Mark's Campanile

St Mark's Campanile is the bell tower of St Mark's Basilica. It is one of the most recognizable symbols of the city. The tower is 98.6 m tall, and stands alone in a corner of St Mark's Square, near the front of the basilica. The tower is capped by a pyramidal spire, at the top of which sits a golden weathervane in the form of the archangel Gabriel. The campanile reached its present form in 1514.
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Great hotels in Venice

Hotel Concordia

Location. Located in central Venice, Hotel Concordia is steps from St. Mark's Basilica, St. Mark's Square, and St Mark's Campanile. Nearby points of interest also include Rialto Bridge and Doge's Palace. Hotel Features. This 4-star property offers a meeting/conference room, audiovisual equipment, and business services. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. For a surcharge, shuttle services include a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and an area shuttle. A bar/lounge is open for drinks. The hotel serves a complimentary continental breakfast. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Tour/ticket assistance and tour assistance are available. Additional property amenities include a concierge desk, multilingual staff, and currency exchange. Guestrooms. 50 air-conditioned guestrooms at Hotel Concordia feature minibars and safes. Bathrooms feature hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guestrooms offer direct-dial phones. LCD televisions have satellite channels. Housekeeping is offered daily and guests may request wake-up calls.
 

Best Windows

Best Windows is one of the rare luxury town house suite accommodation in Venice, overlooking the St. Mark's Square. The entrance to Best Windows is right on St. Mark's Square, under the beautiful Clock Tower, historic symbol of Venice that stands in the liveliest part of the city. In close proximity to these Venice luxury accommodation, there are boutiques and fashion label shops, Murano glass shops and traditional Venice carnival mask workshops. For those who want to experience the romantic Venice immersed in luxury and refinement, the unique Best Windows offers all comforts, first quality services and an exclusive position to visit the city's beauties and treasures. Please Note: due to renovation works by the Fine Arts Superintendent, we regret to inform you that the view of Piazza San Marco from our windows is not guaranteed at the moment because a scaffolding has been installed in the external façade of this XV century building. Please Note: Official Classification of the Provincia di Venezia (administrative authority): Town House Suites 1st Category. Due to the typology and the level of services offered, Venere.com compares the property to a 3 star Hotel.
 

Hotel Al ponte dei sospiri

Location. Hotel Al ponte dei sospiri is located in Venice's Venice City Center neighborhood, close to St. Mark's Basilica, Rialto Bridge, and St. Mark's Square. Nearby points of interest also include Bridge of Sighs and St Mark's Campanile. Hotel Features. Hotel Al ponte dei sospiri features a restaurant. Room service is available during limited hours. A complimentary full breakfast is served each morning. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Additional property amenities include laundry facilities, a porter/bellhop, and concierge services. Guestrooms. 13 air-conditioned guestrooms at Hotel Al ponte dei sospiri feature minibars and safes. Bathrooms feature bidets, makeup/shaving mirrors, and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Guestrooms offer direct-dial phones. Televisions have satellite channels. Rooms also include windows that open and blackout drapes/curtains. Guests may request hypo-allergenic bedding and wake-up calls.
 

Hotel Dona Palace

Location. Hotel Dona Palace is located in Venice's Venice City Center neighborhood, close to St. Mark's Basilica, Rialto Bridge, and St. Mark's Square. Nearby points of interest also include Bridge of Sighs and St Mark's Campanile. Hotel Features. For a surcharge, shuttle services include a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a train station pick-up service. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Hotel Dona Palace features multilingual staff, laundry facilities, and a garden. A bar/lounge is open for drinks. Room service is available during limited hours. The hotel serves a complimentary hot and cold buffet breakfast. Concierge services and tour assistance are available. Additional property amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, a porter/bellhop, and dry cleaning/laundry services. Guestrooms. 27 air-conditioned guestrooms at Hotel Dona Palace feature minibars and safes. Bathrooms feature bidets, makeup/shaving mirrors, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to desks, guestrooms offer direct-dial phones. LCD televisions are available in guestrooms. Rooms also include windows that open and blackout drapes/curtains. A turndown service is available nightly, housekeeping is offered daily, and guests may request wake-up calls. The Lido, a slender, 11-kilometre-long island facing the Adriatic Sea lies a 15-minute water-bus ride east of historical Venice's centre. In summer it becomes the city's playground, when beaches and water sports draw visitors and Venetians alike. Year-round, visitors rent bicycles to explore the island, take horseback rides, and play golf, tennis, and volleyball. Deep-sea fishing, boat rentals and cruises are all available. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
 

San Marco Palace - All Suites

Location. San Marco Palace - All Suites is a business-friendly apartment located in Venice's Venice City Center neighborhood, close to St. Mark's Basilica, National Library of St Mark's, and St. Mark's Square. Additional points of interest include Campo San Polo and San Samuele Square. Property Features. San Marco Palace - All Suites features a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Room service is available. This apartment has a business center and offers small meeting rooms, a meeting/conference room, and audiovisual equipment. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in public areas. Business services and tour assistance are available. Additional property amenities include a rooftop terrace, a concierge desk, and multilingual staff. Guestrooms. 26 air-conditioned guestrooms at San Marco Palace - All Suites feature minibars and safes. All accommodations have balconies. Bathrooms feature bidets, slippers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. In addition to desks and complimentary newspapers, guestrooms offer direct-dial phones. Satellite television is provided. Also included are windows that open and blackout drapes/curtains. A turndown service is available nightly, housekeeping is offered daily, and guests may request wake-up calls. The Lido, a slender, 11-kilometre-long island facing the Adriatic Sea lies a 15-minute water-bus ride east of historical Venice's centre. In summer it becomes the city's playground, when beaches and water sports draw visitors and Venetians alike. Year-round, visitors rent bicycles to explore the island, take horseback rides, and play golf, tennis, and volleyball. Deep-sea fishing is available in the Adriatic Sea. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
 



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