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Ponte dei Sospiri

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

San Marco, Venezia, 30124

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User Reviews for Ponte dei Sospiri, Venice | MyTravelGuide.com
“Ponte dei Sospiri is beautiful and indeed very romantic. Only for real romantic there was too many people there. So I think that in the early mornings with a glance of vagabond cat and horseshoe roll this is one of the views of Venice that one never forgets. And I think that this point with i...
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Ponte Dei Sospiri
The Ponte Dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs) connects the courts with the prison and was named for what the prisoners must have done when crossing to t...
talking-dog.com

Bridge of Sighs - Venice for Visitors
, with the inquisitor's rooms in the main palace. The name "Bridge of Sighs" was invented in the 19th Century, when Lord Byron helped to popularize the belief that the bridge's name was inspired by the sighs of condemned prisoners as they were led through it to the executioner. (In reality...
europeforvisitors.com

Bridge of Sighs --  Britannica Online Encyclopedia
On the right-hand side of the Molo is the Doges' Palace (Palazzo Ducale), whose crenellated mass appears to float upon the waters of the lagoon. Its plan, typical of Venetian palaces, is centred on an internal courtyard with a great staircase (Scala dei Giganti), and it incorporates three great arch...
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Venice : Bridge of Sighs
The name that nowadays seems a sentimental reference, making this bridge act as background to the gondola tours for sweethearts, derives from the Romantic literature where it was described the passage of the sentenced people, who saw the last scenery of Venice before getting into jail from the small...
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