Venice: Rialto Bridge
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Detail of the Canale Grande Water Line
Canale Grande seen from Rialto Bridge
|The Realto Bridge is the oldest bridge across the Canale Grande and probably the most famous one in the city. The stone bridge, designed by Antonio da Ponte, was completed in 1591 and replaced an older wooden construction.
Date: Jul 15, 2007
Longitude: 12° 20.18'
Latitude: 45° 26.28'
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Map references: left: courtesy CIA, middle: courtesy US LoC Map Collection, right: courtesy NASA.
This page has been updated on: 2007-Nov-08