The Rialto Bridge is one of the four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. It is the oldest bridge across the canal. The present stone bridge, a single span designed by Antonio da Ponte, was completed in 1591 and was used to replace a wooden bridge that collapsed in 1524. The engineering of the bridge was considered so audacious that some architects predicted a future collapse. The bridge has defied its critics to become one of the architectural icons of Venice.
April 13, 2013 at 10:23 am
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April 13, 2013 at 3:42 pm
Fantastic! Especially the first one.
June 20, 2013 at 5:17 pm
Love these photographs, wonderful! 🙂