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Bridge of Sighs in Venice 078

Bridge of Sighs was erected in 1600 to connect Doge's Palace with the prisons in the building across from the Palace.  The name was inspired by the sighs of condemmed prisoners as they were led over it to Rio di Palazza & the executioner

Bridge of Sighs was erected in 1600 to connect Doge’s Palace with the prisons in the building across from the Palace. The name was inspired by the sighs of condemmed prisoners as they were led over it to Rio di Palazza & the executioner

Bridge of Sighs was erected in 1600 to connect Doge’s Palace with the prisons in the building across from the Palace. The name was inspired by the sighs of condemmed prisoners as they were led over it to Rio di Palazza & the executioner

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