Bridge of Sighs in Venice

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View from inside the Bridge of Sighs in Venice, Italy

While taking the tour around the Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale) I crossed the Bridge of Sighs (Ponte dei Sospiri). Standing inside the bridge I took this pic. In former times, prisoners went via this bridge to their cells. So this view of Venice was probably their last one, for a long time.

View of bridge of sighs in Venice, Italy

It happens to be I got lost in those cells at the right side of this pic. While I was trying to find the exit I had for a few minutes the feeling of someone who can’t see Venice but still hear the speeches of the people outside. The feeling of a prisoner.

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