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"Rialto Bridge" Rialto Bridge Tip by kph100

Rialto Bridge, Venice: 172 reviews and 295 photos

  Rialto at night
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  • Rialto at night - Venice
      Rialto at night
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  • GC and Rialto bridge - Venice
      GC and Rialto bridge
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  • Rialto bus stop on right of pic - Venice
      Rialto bus stop on right of pic
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The Rialto bridge in its current stone form was built between 1588 and 1591 an remained until 1854 the only means of crossing the Grand Canal by foot.

The bridge today is lined on both sides by little shops selling souvenirs, Murano glass and jewellery.

On the San Polo side of the bridge the walkway continues with side shops continuing this theme.

Its definatelt an icon of Venice and must be seen. The Rialto waterbus stop is right next to it and to walk from St marks square would take about 5 minutes (plus of course shopping time !)

Phone: +39 041 250 1801

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  • Written Jan 21, 2006
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