If anything that strikes our minds after hearing the name “Italy”, it is definitely Venice – a city where everything is shrouded in romance and intrigue. Doge’s Palace, in particular, is one of those places.
Here are some interesting facts about it.
1. It exhibits Gothic Architecture
The architectural exuberance of the palace is the first thing that meets the eyes of an onlooker. The building is purely gothic; however, there is a huge influence of the Venetian art; thus, making it Venetian Gothic style.
2. The “White House” in its heyday
This palace was the central government building at its peak time. “Doge of Venice” or the ruler used to live here with his family for his lifetime.