The Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale di Venezia) is a spectacular palace built in Venetian Gothic style and one of the city’s main attractions. It used to be the residence of Venice’s supreme authority, the Doge of Venice, as well as the building where several political institutions, such as the birth registry and the maritime administration, were housed.

Today, it operates as a museum, hosting various exhibitions and its lavishly decorated interiors are a sight to behold. Among them, the Great Council Hall stands out due to Tintoretto’s “Paradise”, perhaps the largest painting on canvas in history and an art masterpiece of exquisite detail.