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bridge of sighs venice italy

The Bridge Of Sighs Venice. From which prisoners would last view daylight.

The Bridge Of Sighs links the Ducal Palace to the new prisons beyond the Rio. It was built in the 17th century by Antonio Contin. The first prison was built in 1561.

Venice history notes
Bridge Of Sighs

Venice history notes

1. Lagoon
2. Piazzetta San Marco
3. St Marks Square
4. Bridge of Sighs