Bridge Of Sighs

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  • Address: San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice, Italy
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  • Timings: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-412715911
  • Ticket Price: 16 EUR
  • Time Required: 00:15 Mins
  • Tags: View Point, Bridge, Family And Kids
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So a name like that has GOT to have a story behind it, right? It does. The view convicts had through the stone bars of this covered limestone bridge was the very last they’d have before their imprisonment. Lord Byron had the honor of giving the bridge its name. The legend goes that if a couple kisses under the bridge at sunset, they’re blessed with eternal love. A number of other bridges, even natural ones, have since been given the same name.

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Bridge Of Sighs Travel Tips

  • Access to this attraction will be combined with your visit to Pallazo Ducale (Doge’s Palace)

Entrance Ticket Details For Bridge Of Sighs

  • EUR 10- Children from 6 to 14 years, students 15-25 years, escorts (max. 2) for groups of children or students, citizens over 65 years;
  • Entry is free for Residents of Venice, ICOM members , disabled people with escort, licensed guides and interpreters and also for children up to five years.

Bridge Of Sighs Hours

  • April 1st to October 31st: Last admission 6 pm.
  • November 1st to March 31st: Last admission 4.30 pm.

How to Reach Bridge Of Sighs

From Piazzale Roma:

  • Line 1 stop Vallaresso or San Zaccaria
  • Line 2 Giardinetti stop
  • Line Line 5.1 or 4.1, San Zaccaria

From the railway station of Venice Saint Lucia:

  • Line 1 stop Vallaresso or San Zaccaria
  • Line 2 Giardinetti stop
  • Line Line 5.1 or 4.1, San Zaccaria

From Venice Lido:

  • Line 1 stop Vallaresso or San Zaccaria
  • Line 5.2, San Zaccaria

  • Caffe Florian
  • Caffe Quadri
  • Ristorante Quadri

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  • Bridge Of Sighs Address: San Marco, 1, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Bridge Of Sighs Contact Number: +39-412715911
  • Bridge Of Sighs Timing: 08:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • Bridge Of Sighs Price: 16 EUR
  • Time required to visit Bridge Of Sighs: 00:15 Mins
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  • 53.79% of people who visit Venice include Bridge Of Sighs in their plan

  • 29.7% of people start their Bridge Of Sighs visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Bridge Of Sighs

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

87% of people prefer walking in order to reach Bridge Of Sighs

People normally club together Rialto Bridge and St Mark's Campanile while planning their visit to Bridge Of Sighs.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Bridge Of Sighs Reviews & Ratings

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  • After hearing the history and stories regarding the Bridge of Sighs, it's a definite must-see and great photo spot. It can often be crowded so just wait patiently as the other tourists huddle round for a picture-great if you can go under it during your gondola ride!

  • It looks very nice (preferably from outside), it is surely one of the symbols of Venice, present on dozens of postcards, photos and calendars. Slightly hidden behind the building, it can be visited during sightseeing of the Doge's Palace, and can be viewed - the best way - from the marina. Lots of tourists try to capture him (and of course himself) in the pictures taken from the side of lagoon.

  • This must be one of the most visited places in Venice. This may be viewed after crossing St Mark square and up on the first bridge on the seaward side. A good idea is to actually cross the Bridge of Sighs after viewing the Doge's palace. Here one may also see the dungeons where the prisoners were kept.

  • Don’t get me wrong it interesting... but not to the extent made out in the rating. Definitely worth a look, but there are many many more incredible sites to see in Rome...

  • Beautiful but obviously very busy with selfie seekers in the daytime. Quieter in the evening. Visit the Doges Palace to cross inside the bridge.

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