Also the visit of the Doge’s Palace, the former residence of the Venetian government. with its gorgeous rooms and grand paintings, can become an exciting tour for children thanks to statues of Greek and Roman Gods, a considerable collection of weapons and with thrilling stories about the Bridge of Sighs and the dark cells of the Prison.
The Ducal Palace and the Basilica of Saint Mark are considered the most important sights to visit in Venice. If you are planning to see them with your family, but are worried that it can be hard to select the information for your children or are concerned about crowds, you might appreciate to read the following post.
Venice was a source of inspiration for Lord George Gordon Byron, the English poet who spent a few years in Venice, ‘a fairy city of the heart’, he learnt first about it as a little child. He was much involved in the life of the Armenian monastery on the island of San Lazzaro, and he had a special feeling for the Florian Cafe and appreciated La Fenice Theatre and learn of course about the Bridge of Sighs!
Discover the most beautiful, iconic and representative site in Venice: the Doge’s Palace that houses the essence of Venetian civilization. Get to know the stories behind its “old stones” and listen to their soft whispers narrating a compelling story.