Bridge of Sighs

The Bridge of Sighs is a bridge in , Italy. The enclosed bridge is made of white limestone, has windows with stone bars, passes over the Rio di Palazzo, and connects the New Prison to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace.

Landmarks in the Area

Ponte della Paglia is a bridge in , . The current structure dates from 1847, and the original structure was built in 1360. Photo: BetacommandBot, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Doge's Palace is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, and one of the main landmarks of the city of in northern . Photo: A. Balet, CC BY 3.0.

Hotel Danieli, formerly Palazzo Dandolo, is a five-star palatial hotel in , Italy. Photo: Lothar John, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Work of art
The Portrait of the Four Tetrarchs is a porphyry sculpture group of four Roman emperors dating from around 300 AD. Photo: Nino Barbieri, CC BY 2.5.

Localities in the Area

San Marco is one of the six sestieri of , lying in the heart of the city as the main place of Venice. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Castello is the largest of the six sestieri of , Italy. Photo: Archaeodontosaurus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

San Polo is the smallest and most central of the six sestieri of , northern Italy, covering 86 acres along the Grand Canal. Photo: MJJR, CC BY 3.0.

Dorsoduro is one of the six sestieri of , in northern Italy. is situated 1¼ km west of Bridge of Sighs. Photo: Archaeodontosaurus, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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