Venice History Afternoon: Palazzo Ducale, Sala del Maggior Consiglio

Follow this video on the Doge's Palace to learn more about the Serenissima's history: here you can see the Sala del Maggior Consiglio where the Council met every Sunday. 
Il Palazzo Ducale in the late afternoon
This representative hall also contains the largest wall painting on canvas, measuring 22.6 x 9.1 meters, commissioned in 1588: "Il Paradiso", by Jacopo Tintoretto, Venetian artist.
Afterwards, you could decide to cross Piazza San Marco - watch this 360-degree view..
Piazza San Marco seen from the Loggetta of the Basilica, to the left in the back you can see Cafe Florian
... and sit down in Piazza San Marco for a legendary tea at Venice's renowned Cafe Florian, under the arcades, for contemplation.
This is what Afternoon Ta looks like at Cafe Florian, we will come back to that...