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Ponte Scaligero (Ponte di Castelvecchio)

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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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Corso Castelvecchio 2, 37121, Verona, Italy
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+39 045 806 2611
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All reviews beautiful bridge old bridge escape route retreating germans adige river red brick view of the river pedestrian bridge both sides photo opportunity across the river middle ages lovely walk sunny day take pictures worth a visit piazza bra
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views of the castle and the city are great at night. It is also more peaceful than during the day when it is full of tourists.

Thank WiMadcitytraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive architecture, nice views down the river and of the castle - lovely to wander across. I imagine it might get crowded in summer but at the end of October it was a delightful amble!

Thank scotties00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bridge goes from the castle to the other side of the river. Very impressive. It was hard to believe it was totally rebuilt after the war because it looks so authentic.

Thank Mikhail B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bridge and Castle are a very impressive and harmonious combination. Great views from the bridge and of the bridge from the riverbank.

Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The bridge is a little more ornate than the other bridges. The walkway has several places to stop and take pictures or just watch the rushing water go under.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The bridge invites you to take pictures and you can climb up everywhere and touch everything. Unfortunately this leads to a lot of stones being removed or broken off. There should be provision for the bridge to be preserved before tourism will destroy it completely.

Thank elmila
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great little walk to cross the river and behold the Castelvecchio from the other opposite river bank. Combine it with a visit to the Arsenale Franz Josef and it is time well spent. Nothing too strenuous and within easy walking distance of the center..

Thank Dutchy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is worth your while to stroll here and admire the view from the bridge and it's brickwork. You get a feeling of bring brought back in time.

Thank Suzi L
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

I really liked this old castle (no pun intended) not for its extreme ancient architecture, just because it provided us with a nice slow paced walk framed by some very beautiful views over the Adige river. There were also a few surprises along the way,...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

I like that pictures are very bright there. Nice view on the city and no so many tourists there. Good to see!

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