Ponte (Bridge) Garibaldi

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The bridge was built in 1886-1888 according to the project of Vescovali. It was the first among the new bridges of the growing capital of Rome. In 1959 it was notable enlarged for the needs of traffic passing through it. It is 120m long and 23m wide.

Ponte (Bridge) Garibaldi, Lungotevere de' Cenci, rome
The bridge links the districts Regola and Trastevere and is named after Garibaldi. It was built in 1888 in memory of the history of Garibaldi’s wars and victories in the two worlds. At the time it was the third in width (121 x 23 m) in the world ranking: the first two were two bridges of Paris.

Between 1953 and 1956 it has been carefully restored by architect Giulio Krall and the two original metallic bays have been enlarged to rebuilt in reinforced concrete. Its structure is now formed by two diminished arches. From its parapet it is possible to admire the Tiber island. On the left riverside, near the bridge, there was once the Renella beach, with the typical bathhouses.

Ponte (Bridge) Garibaldi
Lungotevere de' Cenci
00186 , Rome, Lazio, Italy
Zone: Rione Ripa (Circo Massimo-Bocca Verità-Aventino) (Roma centro)
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