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Bridge of Sighs, Venice, Italy ~ It had to be hard for a prisoner walking across this bridge into the prison cells on the other side. Knowing they'd never escape those dismal conditions, the bridge was aptly named "The Bridge of Sighs".
Bridge of Sighs, in Venice, Veneto, Italy. Its name is derived from the legend that one could hear the sighs of the condemned as they were being brought to the prison cells, seeing the beauty that is Venice for the last time. Another, happier legend is that those who kiss under the bridge, await eternal bliss.