Rialto Brig

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Rialto Brig
Ponte di Rialto
Rialto bridge 2011.jpg
The Rialto Bridg
Coordinates 45°26′17″N 12°20′09″E / 45.438037°N 12.335895°E / 45.438037; 12.335895Coordinates: 45°26′17″N 12°20′09″E / 45.438037°N 12.335895°E / 45.438037; 12.335895
Carries pedestrian brig[1]
Crosses Grand Canal
Locale Venice, Italy
Chairacteristics
Design stone airch brig
Width 8.90 metres (29.2 ft)
Hicht 7.32 metres (24.0 ft) (airch anerly)
Langest span 31.80 metres (104.3 ft)
History
Construction begin 1588
Construction end 1591
Rialto Brig is locatit in Italy
Rialto Brig
Rialto Brig
Location in Italy

The Rialto Brig (Italian: Ponte di Rialto; Venetian: Ponte de Rialto) is ane o the fower brigs spannin the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. It is the auldest brig athort the canal, an wis the dividin line for the destricts o San Marco an San Polo.

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  1. Fulton, Charles Carroll (1874). Europe Viewed Through American Spectacles (Google Books). Philadelphia: J.P. Lippincott & Co. p. 242. Retrieved 5 September 2008. There being no vehicles or horses in Venice, it is simply for pedestrians.