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The Bridge of Sighs seen from the side of the Schiavoni.

Ponte dei Sospiri

In the past, prisoners in chains coming out of the court crossed this bridge to go towards their cells and, sighing and lowering their heads, would have been able to see their final glimpses of life and freedom before captivity. 

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The Devil’s Bridge.

Ponte del Diavolo

A characteristic stone bridge that lacks a parapet, typical of the ancient bridges of Venice. The name given to it is fascinating, attracting many lovers of legends and mysteries each year.

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