Ponte Manin

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Private
Crooked Bridge?

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte Manin , constructed in 1409, was built primarily using Mattoni e Pietra d'Istria. It crosses the Rio de S. Salvador bridging a gap which is 3.79 meters. The bridge is not a crooked bridge. On the northern side of the bridge is the sestiere of San Marco and on the southern side is also San Marco .There are 2 ramps. On the north side there are 11 steps, on the south side there are 12 steps. This results in a total of 23 steps. The height of a typical step is 12 meters, the thickness of a step is about 43 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 1.88 meters.The steps are paved with Asfalto. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 3.08 meters wide and 3.8 meters in length for a total area of about 11.70 meters. The summit is paved with Asfalto. Also, this bridge has 1 arch. The bridge's Vuoto Decorato railing is made of Metallo and is about 3.50 meters wide is about 0.94 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 0 meters to the North and 0 meters to the South.

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History

The following is any history we have regarding the bridge's origins:

�San Salvatore. In the sixteenth century the Sansovino costrusse in this situation a palace pei Dolfin of 'Ca' Grande ', from which it passed in Pesaro, and then in Manin. The Doge Ludovico Manin rifabbricarlo wanted to plant, but afterwards he retained the facade on the advice of Fr. Benedict Buratti. Selva was the architect of the interior, which, if the political events obstacle placed there, had to come up to the glue rifabbrica 'Field of S. Savior. \ In this building placed his foot which simple private Lodovico Manin in 1801 with the grandchildren, and shortly afterwards lasciovvi life. His family descended from Tuscany, where he became famous for general and gonfalonieri. Then in 1312, to the factions of Guelphs and Ghibellines, trapiantossi in Udine, and finally in Venice, whose nobility was admitted in 1651. Lodovico Manin, although unequal to the high degree that sustained and the turbulent events of the time, he was man of integrity and greatly beneficial. This is seen in his testament, with whom he left a substance of 100,000 ducats, because the fruit of it was used in part Mantener crazy part in educating and abandoned children. The Manin palace, when he was the Dolfin, was the scene of many parties to the main business of the company della Calza, called the Accesi.E about the same, already in the past Manin, we read in \Notatori\ of Pietro Gradenigo: \We will notice that the 'year 1746 p.mo night of April by unknown hand was a slender globe arsonist in a ground-floor room of the palace of NN U.U. dell'opulente Manin family in the S. Salvatore, between the junction of narrow streets, factories and more, with the evil end of a fire, and destroy as many furnishings, and you can tell incomparable riches. This fire was, by divine providence, not discovered too late. \ The \Ponte Manin\ it was said also in the sixteenth century 'Bridge Riva del Carbon, \as appears from the following law of the Water Authority,\ Let redone et up the bridge of the Riva del Carbon lest you possino boats pass beneath. 1574 12 Gennaro. \

Location

The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4371226° N

Longitude: 12.3351994° E

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