Bridge of Sighs


The Bridge of Sighs (Italian: Ponte dei Sospiri, Venetian: Ponte de i Sospiri) is a bridge in Venice, 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 (Prigioni Nuove) to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace. It was designed by Antonio Contino, whose uncle Antonio da Ponte designed the Rialto Bridge, and it was built in 1600.


Location" Location: Molo, Sestiere San Marco, 1, Venice, 30124 Italy
Co-ordinates" Co-ordinates: 45.434060, 12.340860


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Information correct as of 05/09/2020