Ducal Palace--page 3 (of six pages)

existing building begun early 14th century

Note that a few of these pictures were taken in the early 1980s although most of them date from a recent trip in May, 2005. Scaffolding occurs in different places in some of the photographs because they are widely separated in time. Recent images are from a high resolution digital camera while earlier images are digitized from slides.

Index of pages
page 1: southern facade, eastern facade, Bridge of Sighs, Column of St. Mark
page 2: west facade and details, Porta della Carta
page 3: views of the courtyard
page 4: Scala dei Giganti, eastern facade of courtyard
page 5: Foscari Arch and Rizzo's Adam and Eve
page 6: Scala d'Oro
No pictures of the interior rooms since ordinary mortals aren't allowed to take photographs.

The courtyard; left--looking south; center: the Renaissance east facade by Mauro Codussi, c. 1485; looking southwest from the second floor


Views of the Gothic sides of the courtyard


Views of the Gothic sides of the courtyard


Left: the west facade; center: looking northwest

In the early 17th century a marble facade was added to this end; it extends beside the Foscari Arch.

Looking into the courtyard and then into the loggia from the north

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