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Ponte Scaligero

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Address: Corso Castelvecchio 2, 37121, Verona, Italy
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Connecting Castelvecchio and Adige, this powerful bridge was first built in...

Connecting Castelvecchio and Adige, this powerful bridge was first built in the 1st century AD, destroyed during World War II, and rebuilt using parts of the original structure.

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The best you can do: get an ice-cream on the teatre-side of the bridge (first little street after the main steet that leads to the river), and cross the bridge with your icecream... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2014
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55 reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2014

The best you can do: get an ice-cream on the teatre-side of the bridge (first little street after the main steet that leads to the river), and cross the bridge with your icecream. rest a little in the middle of the bridge and enjoy this peaceful moment.

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Newtownards
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2014

What a fantastic structure, I loved the Scala Family crinellation trademark swallow tails. Fantastic views of the river Adige and other city landmarks.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2014

This bridge was amazing to walk along, the views off the river and over looking Verona was amazing, especially in the evening when the sun was setting, you are an,e to climb some points of the bridge if you are brave enough to get further great views.

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Bali, Indonesia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

Amazing. ... we can walk from one side to other side and you will see a great view of Verona.... romantic ambient, fantastic view and great weather....

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
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Reviewed 19 August 2014

Verona itself is a surprisingly Picturesque, Romantic, Peaceful City. It is no wonder why Shakespeare chose Verona as the inspiration for the romantic tale of Romeo and Juliet. The bridge and its view over the river is really romantic. Went in the evening during sunset. It was less crowded and photos are beautiful with the sunset!

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Trieste, Italy
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Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

This is an awesome place...you can walk from the castle to the other side and have a wonderful view on that part of Verona. The view on its "belvedere" points is amazing and luckily completely free. It's a nice walk, somehow the bridge itself is romantic :)

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Bucharest, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2014

from the old brick castle of Scaligero family you can walk across Adige river with a beautiful view on Alps mountains in sunny days. Worth trying!

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 16 August 2014

Seems ancient but it is just 50 years old. Were the bricks original or have they had to age them? The views of the River are great.

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Ploiesti, Romania
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

Yes, it is a bridge....with a difference ! When built, it was meant for the Scaligeri ( Cangrande & Mastino!...they must have been a treat to know) to have a quick escape on the other side of the Fiume Adige in case of trouble by the Venitians. This is why it could only be accessed by the inhabitants of the... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Part of this bridge is the original Roman structure beautifully blended with the modern 15th century addition!

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