While visiting Venice, one of the most important places to go to see is Doge’s Palace. The palace is a historic landmark styled in Gothic Architecture. It used to be the main residence of the Doge of Venice with Doge being the title given to the appointed leader of Venice. It was opened as a museum for the general public in 1923 and explains a lot about the history of Venice and its culture. There are many things to do in Doge’s palace and for a full experience; the secret tour is recommended for people who are interested in knowing about the functioning of the government and the art and culture of Venice at that time. The secret tour has to be booked in advance but has the same price as the regular tour. The palace has a great courtyard with a spectacular view of the Saint Mark’s Basilica. Other beautiful exterior features of the Palace are access to the lagoon and the Bridge of Sighs. The interior tour includes government offices, prisons also known as itineraries and the Doge’s personal chambers. With numerous things to do in Doge’s Palace, you’ll learn much about the great city’s history through artifacts, architecture and official documents.