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Typology: Bridges

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Address: Lungotevere dei Fiorentini
Zone: Rione Ponte (Via Coronari-Ponte Vittorio) (Roma centro)
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This bridge was conceived by Ennio De Rossi who designed it in 1886. It was inaugurated on June 5 1911, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the proclamation of the Kingdom of Italy. It connects Corso Vittorio Emanuele with the Borgo Quarter. It has 3 stone arches and is 110 m (122 yd) long and 20 m (22 yd) wide. It is splendidly decorated with four marble groups symbolizing the Defeat of Oppression, the Unity of  Italy, the Allegiance to the Statute, and Liberty.
Last checked: 2013-11-21 14:19