The Bridge of Sighs, which was built in around 1600 to serve as a passageway between the Palazzo Ducale and the prison, in Venice, Italy on April 15, 2013.  The bridge spans the Rio Del Palazzo, just a short distance from the Grand Canal. It earned its name from the sighs of prisoners being led to trial or to jail after their conviction..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP
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The Bridge of Sighs, which was built in around 1600 to serve as a passageway between the Palazzo Ducale and the prison, in Venice, Italy on April 15, 2013. The bridge spans the Rio Del Palazzo, just a short distance from the Grand Canal. It earned its name from the sighs of prisoners being led to trial or to jail after their conviction..Credit: Ron Sachs / CNP

Filename: 041413Venice-Italy07.jpg
Source: Consolidated News Photos
Date: 14 Apr 2013
Location: Venice Italy
Credit: Ron Sachs - CNP
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