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Skip the Line: Doge's Palace Ticket and Tour
"Meet your guide at the entrance to the Royal Gardens in Venice and stroll to Doge's Palace the majestic Venetian-Gothic building from where the leaders of the former Venetian Republic ruled until the late 18th century.Plug into your provided headset to ensure you can hear your guide’s commentary clearly and then with your skip-the-line ticket bypass the main entrance queues and head inside. Begin by exploring the grandiose public chambers whose walls are studded with masterpieces by Renaissance artists Tintoretto and Veronese.See Juno Bestowing her Gifts on Venice a vibrant ceiling panel in the Trial Chambers of the Council of Ten
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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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Bridge Of Sighs

When touring the Doge Palace, you will have the opportunity to cross the Bridge of Sighs. The Bridge of Sighs connects the Doge Palace with the Palazzo delle Prigioni. Here is where you will see the...
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Sep 30, 2004

Sestiere San Marco - Ponte dei sospiri

Ponte dei Sospiri, built in the early 17th century, connects Ducal Palace and the prison. It was inspired Lord Byron to name it the Bridge of Sights. Actualy, it was built as a passageway for those...
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Dec 04, 2004

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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Jun 26, 2013

the bridge of sighs

this is the bridge that connects venice's prison to the court rooms in the doge's palace. this bridge was so named because prisoners would "sigh" when they crossed the bridge on their way to the...
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Jul 30, 2006

The Bridge of Sighs.

I know its an old cliche' but when in Rome,it is a lovely piece of architecture and you imagine the prisoners looking out and seeing Venice for the last time.This bridge is not to be confused with...
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Jan 30, 2004

Bridge of the Sighs

Ponte di Sospiri - 1602This is a little bridge over a canal. There are two corridors between the Palace of Justice ( in The Doge`s Palace - Palazzo Ducale) and prison Prigioni Nuove. It`s told...
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Jun 26, 2004

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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Feb 02, 2009

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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Sep 04, 2009

Bridge of Sighs

The Bridge of Sighs was built in 1600 and is located in the Doge's Palace. It received it's name describing when the prisoners passed through it on their way to their cells as it would probably be...
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Jul 20, 2004


This bridge crosses the Rio di Palazzo, it is in baroque style and leads to the prisons. It is said that the prisoners that were to appear before the court, passed over this bridge, and it was their...
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Nov 06, 2003

Bridge of Sighs

Ponte de Sospiri or "Bridge of Sighs" was built in 1600 to connect the Doge's prisons to the main palace. The bridge's name was inspired by Loyd Byron who made it popular by claiming you could hear...
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Dec 28, 2003

Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs)

The Ponte dei Sospiri (Bridge of Sighs) is one of the most nice place of Venice. It passes over the Rio di Palazzo and connects the old prisons to the interrogation rooms in the Doge's Palace.The...
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May 22, 2006
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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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Ponte degli Scalzi

The (Ponte degli Scalzi (bridge of the barefoot monks) is again one of the four bridges that cross the Grand Canal of which and was formerly the nearest bidge to Piazzale Rome until 2008 when the...
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Getting to Ponte dei Sospiri


Ponte dei Sospiri - SAN MARCO


  • 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