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  Ponte delle Guglie
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Ponte delle Guglie, renaissance bridge over Cannaregio canal designed by Michelangelo de'Marchesini was erected in 1580. The bridge takes its name from the ornamental obelisks ? guglie, at either end. It is among the earliest to be bridges designed with a balustrade. The joints between the marble slabs are concealed by carved masks.

Address: Fond. Labia & Fond. Cannaregio, Cannaregio
Directions: The bridge is on Canale di Cannaregio, on north-west of Venice.

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  • Updated Jan 27, 2008
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