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The mysterious hooks of fortune at San Canciano

A bridge at San Canciano is called the “bridge of the hung and quartered”. Nearby hangs some hooks on the wall, but nobody knows what they were for.

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Hidden history

Fondamenta de la Tana

Fondamenta de la Tana and Rio de la Tana seem inconspicuous but the name reveals ancient trading connections to the Black Sea.