Palazzo Ducale

Doge’s Palace at Venice

Doge’s Palace at Venice

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The head of state for the early Republic of Venice was the Doge. The Palazzo Ducale, or Doge’s Palace is Venetian Gothic characterized by the spontaneous imagination of the stonecutter. It has features of mainstream Gothic such as the pointed arch, vaulting, windows and portals with quatrefoils and trefoil details….