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ARCHITECT: ANTONIO DA PONTE (1591)

The Rialto Bridge, Ponte di Rialto, is the oldest of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal.
It was preceeded by a pontoon bridge in 1181 and a wooden bridge in 1255.
Now days it is not much more than a tourist souvenir shop.

TRAVEL: 1978, 1984, 1991, 1994, 1999, 2013, 2017...

LINK TO WIKIPEDIA'S WEB SITE ON THE RIALTO BRIDGE



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Rialto Bridge, Venice, Venezia, Italy, 1994.



Rialto Bridge, Venice, Venezia, Italy, 2013.



Souvenir shops line the interior of the Rialto Bridge, Venice, Venezia, Italy, 1984.



Rialto Bridge, Venice, Venezia, Italy, 2013.





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