The Doges' Palace (Palazzo Ducale di Venezia) in Venice Italy was
built between 1309 to 1424 and was home to the Doge.
The building also acted as the political headquarters for the Venetian Republic.
Doge's Palace, Venice Italy
Located on the Venetian lagoon,
next to St. Mark's Square, the palace is open
to visitors during designated hours. Palazzo Ducale houses some
excellent sculptures and artwork.
Other attractions at the palace
include the impressive Giganti Staircase
(Scala Dei Giganti) and
Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri).