Palazzo Ducale

Christmas vacay 1250The Doge’s Palace is a must on a rainy day.  Although the outside may be overshadowed a bit by the extravagant cathedral, the inside is beyond words.  You can book tickets online in advance so you won’t have to wait in line;  But the line moves fairly quickly during the off season.  palazzo ducaleTickets cost €16 and give you access to theDoge’s Palace,  Museo Correr, Museo Archeologico Nazionale and Monumental Rooms of the Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana.  The ticket is also valid for 3 months.  You can’t take photos or film but the place will be embedded in your memory; you could also sneak a few photos when the guards aren’t looking.

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Venice by Night

The streets of Venice were deserted the night we arrived.  The feeling cannot be expressed through pictures but only experienced.  Definitely, explore Venice by night and get lost in the maze of its narrow winding streets.  But beware, you could walk the whole of Venice as it is easy to get carried away by the night.

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