Rialto - Venice Italy

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Rialto
The area includes the homonymous bridge, with views of the Grand Canal, and visit the nearby market.
From Campo San Bartolome through Salizada St. Pio X arrives on the bridge.
The current bridge was built in 1588 replacing an earlier wooden swing bridge. Until 1854 was the only bridge to cross the Grand Canal.
It consists of a triple staircase, the middle two rows of shops.
Were used for the foundation 12000 piles of elm.
From the bridge you can see the comings and goings of all kinds of boats, which make Venice a city alive and pulsing.
Going down the other side of the bridge you will reach Ruga degli Oresi, a picturesque street with colorful stalls on both sides.
Down the road, turn right to reach the market, true point of encounter between tourists and residents of Venice (see What to do in Venice)

What to do in Venice - Rialto

Venice guide - Rialto bridge
What to do in Venice - visit Rialto market
Venice guide - sunset on the Grand canal
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