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Venice Guided Sightseeing Private Tour for Kids and Families
"You and your family will enjoy meeting and mingling with the locals as you tour the beautiful waterways the ancient landmarks of the city including the Bridge of Sighs and St. Mark’s Square and many more ancient features. Our walking tour of this beautiful city features Venetian passageways featuring bustling marketplaces located over the renowned Rialto Bridge and get a glimpse of the Marco Polo House breathtaking churches and the awe-inspiring works of art in Campo San Bartolomeo. This city
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Skip the Line: Best of Venice Private Tour Including San Marco Doges' Palace and Gondola Ride
"See the very best Venice has to offers in one day private walking tour. Explore historic sites including an extended visit to St Mark’s Basilica with our very knowledgeable English-speaking guide. No queuing and VIP treatment all the way with this exclusive package. You will be immersed in Venetian culture as you meander through Venice perhaps Venice’s most famous landmark. Here you can admire the magnificence of the Doge’s Palace and with 'skip-the-line' tickets you will soon be inside discovering the beautiful ceilings with frescoes by Tintoretto and walls adorned with paintings by V Venice’s famous lover and writer was imprisoned in one of the palace attics before managing to escape? Next is the highlight of the tour; the spectacular Basilica San Marco. The guide will point out how eastern architecture and western design have come together to create the Basi some made in the city and others plundered during the crusades. Of particular interest are the 11th century mosaics some of the few treasures that have survived the Basilica’s floods and fires over the centuries. This carefully designed guided tour includes many other famous sites includingCampo San Giovanni e Paolo
From EUR760.00
 
Private Tour: Venice Day Trip from Florence
"When you book mention any special interests you have for your time in Venice so your private guide in the city can adjust the itinerary accordingly. Then on the day meet your driver at your central Florence hotel and board your private luxury air-conditioned saloon or minivan for your roughly 2.5-hour journey.On route hear a fascinating introduction to Venice one of the world’s most beautiful cities. Woven with canals and brim with squares
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Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri) 2

part two of my tip with more picture insidea famous photo and selfie spot beside the doge palace along the Rio Palazzo De Canonica (Canal) is the infamous Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri), which...
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machomikemd
Apr 08, 2016

Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri) 1

a famous photo and selfie spot beside the doge palace along the Rio Palazzo De Canonica (Canal) is the infamous Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri), which looks magnificent on the outside but is very...
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machomikemd
Apr 08, 2016

Ponte dei Sospiri

The famous Bridge of Sighs (Italian: Ponte dei Sospiri) connects the ducale palace with its historic prison rooms. The name was used as it was believed that a sentenced criminal would sigh when...
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MichaelFalk1969
Oct 23, 2014

Pont dei Sospiri or Bridge of Sighs

This bridge connects the Palazzo Ducale and the former Prison. In early days the convicted people had to cross the bridge before they were thrown in prison. Their future was the cold and damped cells...
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Roeffie
Aug 17, 2014

Bridge of Sighs, Part II

“A lowered arch, a small Doric order with embossed, circular pediments overloaded with some windings, such is the Bridge of Sighs. It is properly speaking only a passage ten meters in lengths driving...
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von.otter
Nov 11, 2013

Bridge of Sighs, Part I

“I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs; A palace and a prison on each hand; I saw from out the wave of her structure’s rise As from the stroke of the enchanter’s wand: A thousand years their...
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von.otter
Nov 11, 2013

Bridge of Sighs

This was the bridge between the prison and the interrogation chambers in the Doge's Palace, built in 1602.The story was that the last view of Venice's beauty would be the last thing a prisoner would...
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GentleSpirit
Jun 26, 2013

Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs)

Another of the city's don't-miss landmarks. Built in 1602, its beauty belies its grim history (or legend). It is through this bridge that convicted prisoners passed on their way toward an awaiting...
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basstbn
Mar 26, 2013

Bridge of Sighs

The Bridge of Sighs is the second famous Venetian bridge. It passes over the Rio di Palazzo and connects the New Prison to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace. It was designed by Antoni...
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Kuznetsov_Sergey
Jan 21, 2013

Bridge of Sighs

the Bridge of Sighs known as the Ponte dei Sospiri by the Venetians is a beautiful White limestone bridge. Designed by Antonio Contino it spans the Riodi Palazzo and was originally constructed to...
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Africancrab
Dec 30, 2012

Ponte dei Sospiri

The Bridge of Sighs is one of those famous places you just have to see when you visit Venice. It's best seen from the Ponte della Paglia which links Piazza San Marco outside the Doge's Palace with the...
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zadunajska8
Feb 12, 2012

Ponte della Paglia - The Straw Bridge

SAN MARCOVAPORETTO- SAN ZACCARIA or SAN MARCO (VALLERESSO)Continuing along the Molo, with the Doges Palace on Your left, You'll soon come to a bridge. The Ponte della Paglia, or the Straw Bridge (pic...
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suvanki
Oct 07, 2010
 
 
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Things to Do Near Ponte dei Sospiri

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Palazzo Ducale - Doge's Palace

The Doge's Palace is a very impressive building. It has a lot of pointed arches on the ouside with several statues . Inside the building you've got some imposing rooms with paintings. You can easily...
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Basilica di San Marco

It is really one of the must of Venezia. It is one of the most beautifull cathedrall i have ever see. When you are at the outside of the cathedral it is verry impresive. There are a lot of...
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Campo San Bartolomeo

Campo San Bartolomeo is one of the attractions of Venice and it located just a stone's throw away from the famous Rialto Bridge in the Grand Canal. It one of the most packed areas of venice at it is...
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Torre dell'Orologio - St. Mark's Clocktower

just beside the Basilica San Marco, along the intersection of Piazza Marco and Merceria Orologio Street sit another famous attraction in Piazza San Marco which is the Torre dell'Orologio (St Mark's...
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San Zaccaria Church

San Zaccaria has been rebuilt many times and this can be seen from outside. You can still see the red brick of the older part of the church and the marble facade of the newer church from Campo di San...
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Casino

German opera composer Richard Wagner had a love affair with Venice, making six lengthy visits during the latter years of his life. His Italian retreat served as a quiet oasis away from the noisy...
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Getting to Ponte dei Sospiri

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Ponte dei Sospiri - SAN MARCO

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  • Sunday 08:30 to 19:00
  • Monday 08:30 to 19:00
  • Tuesday 08:30 to 19:00
  • Wednesday 08:30 to 19:00
  • Thursday 08:30 to 19:00
  • Friday 08:30 to 19:00
  • Saturday 08:30 to 19:00

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