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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
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Skip the Lines: Guided Tours to Doge's Palace and St Mark's Basilica
"The Doge’s Palace is one of the most important symbols of Venice. For centuries it has represented the seat of the Venetian political power. In its majestic rooms the Duke and his Council for centuries controlled the fate of the Serenissima surrounded by hundreds of masterpieces of painting art. Visiting its halls of power gold staircases and the important paintings you will have the opportunity to go back in time and breathe the charming atmosphere of the place where Byzantine and Orient architectures run into each other. Inside the Palace admire some of the most famous works painted by Tintoretto Veronese and other important artists.Finally you will feel again the anguish of the prisoners
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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

A MISERABLE LOOKING PONTE DE SOSPIRI!

This summer 2010, not only prisoners have a sigh passing from the Palazzo Ducale to the New Prisons (Prigione Nuove) but also the millions of tourists discovering the miserable looking Bridge of Sighs...
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breughel
Jul 18, 2010

Bridge of Sighs

Where?By Palazzo Ducale, connecting the old prison to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace itself. The Bridge of Sighs is included in the guided Secret Itinerary tour which I would very highly...
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Maria81
Jan 08, 2010

Ponte dei Sospiri

One of Venice's most famous bridges, il Ponte dei Sospiri, known in English as the Bridge of Sighs, connects the Palazzo Ducale with the Prigione Nuove, i.e. the new prisons of the Doge's Palace. Its...
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MM212
Sep 04, 2009

Bridge of Sighs

It was a wierd experience to visit this dungeon and get a feel of how convicts feel when couped up in their prisons. By the time we got out me and dad were actually feeling quite claustrophobic!The...
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abi_maha
Feb 02, 2009

THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS

WHEN IN VENICE YOU WILL NO DOUBT CROSS MANY MANY BRIDGES..BUT ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS IS THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS. THIS BRIDGE LINKS THE DOGES PALACE AND THE PRISON.IT GOT ITS NAME BECAUSE IT IS SAID THAT...
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wanderingbilly
Nov 13, 2008

Bridge of Sighs – Ponte dei Sospiri

The Bridge of Sighs was constructed between 1600 and 1603 and is made from white Istrian Stones. It was built to connect the Doge's prisons, or Prigioni, with the inquisitor's rooms in the main...
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grayfo
Oct 15, 2008

Bridge of Sighs

The bridge, that houses two overlapping corridors, was built at the beginning of the 17th century form a design by Antonio Contin and used to serve as a link between the Old Prisons, in the Doge's...
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lina112
Sep 04, 2008

Bridge of Sighs

The Doge's Palace is definitely a must-see on a trip to Venezia, and this is the one of the best parts...crossing the Bridge of Sighs. Imagine crossing it as your last view of the outside world on...
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londonlover
Jun 07, 2008

Bridge of Sighs: Ponte dei Sospiri

"The Bridge of Sighs is one of many bridges in Venice. The enclosed bridge is made of white limestone and has windows with stone bars. It passes over the Rio di Palazzo and connects the old prisons to...
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msbrandysue
Jun 04, 2008

Bridge over waters

We took some bridges and hugged the walls along the canals to keep track from where we came to know where we were going. We did get lost, though. The directions we saw dusk, and then returning at dark...
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BruceDunning
May 28, 2008

Puente de los suspiros / Bridge of Sighs

Parece ser que fue Lord Byron en el siglo XIX , el que le dió este nombre al puente y no por un motivo romántico , sino que es aquí donde los prisioneros , suspiraban , al ver por última vez el agua...
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elpariente
May 20, 2008
 
 
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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
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