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Bridge Of Sighs

July 30, 2008 - Bridge Of Sighs
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Camera: Pentax K10D. Venice, Italy.

The Bridge Of Sighs (Ponte de Sospiri) links the Doge's Palace to the prisons on the other side of the Rio de Palazzo. Folklore has it that the last sight of Venice before prisoners went to their cells was offered from this bridge, hence the sighing.