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Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Venice's fun fact : The Bridge of Sights

Did you know?
The Bridge of Sighs was built to connect the old prison in Doge’s Palace with the new one across the river. The name sighs indicate the last breath of the prisoners in the free world because, once convicted in the kingdom of Dogi they never could go back. One of the rare people escaping the prison was famous lover Giacomo Casanova.
Today, its symbol is over-romantic and it is perhaps the biggest attractions in Venice. It is said that if a couple passes under the Bridge of Sighs their love will last forever.

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