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The Rialto Bridge is one of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal and a pontoon bridge was first built on the site in 1181, followed by several wooden bridges.


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City of Canals

Venice, Italy

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The present day Rialto Bridge in stone was completed in 1591 and with the shop stalls lining both side of the bridge this area is a major tourist attraction, with shops selling merchandise.


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I observed this skull and shield on the side of a building as we enjoyed our ride down the Grand Canal.


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Links to Our Visit to Venice


Venice Home Page
San Marco Square
More San Marco Square
San Marco Basilica
The Doge's Palace
The Grand Canal
More Grand Canal
Goodbye to Venice

Link To Our Main Entry Page
and Our Other Web Pages

Link To Main Rome Page

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