Mark's Square, Doge's Palace, and the Bridge of Sighs
Mark's Square, complete with the Bridge of Sighs
and a fully enclosed "Grand Canal" -- are two of the more recent additions to the Strip.
A colourful gondola ferries a young couple under the ivory-coloured Ponte dei Sospiri - or the Bridge of Sighs
, as it is commonly known.
My wife had dreams of Venice, one of the most romantic places in the world - perhaps a meal by the Bridge of Sighs
, watching the world go by at a waterfront cafe.
Tourists can visit the famous King's College chapel, the Wren Library and the Bridge of Sighs
, among many stunning sights.
I lingered over the Bridge of Sighs
, and paid through the nose for a cappuccino and biscuit in St Mark's Square.
The plot of one of the stories has Akari standing at the Bridge of Sighs
all day waiting for a friend who never arrives.
THE High Level has been the bridge of sighs
over recent years.
On a blindingly-white beach in Bali, perhaps, or in the fog of the Bridge of Sighs
in Venice, or maybe even in the lion enclosure at London Zoo (my own personal favourite).
After you've finished your drinks, go through the Piazza Sail Marco at twilight to watch the last rays of the sun slip beneath the waters of the lagoon from the Bridge of Sighs
, made famous by bisexual poet and romantic extraordinaire Lord Byron, whose line "I stood in Venice on the Bridge of Sighs
" created the myth that the structure was full of romance (it's actually called the Bridge of Sighs
because it leads to Venice's prisons).
On the last day we booked a guided tour which came with free tickets to the main museums, a walk across the Bridge of Sighs
and a boat trip across the lagoon to a Venetian glass-blowing demonstration.
The young lovers run away to Venice to seal their love with a kiss under the Bridge of Sighs
, guided by an eccentric old man (Sir Laurence Olivier).