"Stand and watch the Bridge of..." Ponte dei Sospiri Tip by maxovna

Ponte dei Sospiri, Venice: 138 reviews and 210 photos


Stand and watch <b><font color=blue> the Bridge of Sighs</b></font>. It is a small bridge over the narrow canal Rio di Palazzo, one of the most famous architectural monuments of the town.
The bridge has always enjoyed great popularity with tourists. It was mentioned in many literary works of the XIX century. It used to serve as <b><font color=blue> a passage for convicts </b></font> being led to questioning, the convictc who must have lost hope to get away from prison.

Address: Ponte dei Sospiri - SAN MARCO
Phone: +39 0412715911
Website: http://palazzoducale.visitmuve.it

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  • Written Sep 12, 2002
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