Ponte dei Guardiani

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Basic Information
Bridge Code
Zucchetta Number
Canal Crossed
Handicapped Accessible?
Length (m)
Width (m)
Minimum Height (m)
Latitude (°)
Longitude (°)
Crooked Bridge?

Overview of Bridge

The Ponte dei Guardiani was built primarily using Metallo. It crosses the Rio del Tentor bridging a gap which is 12.49 meters. The bridge is not a crooked bridge. On the northern side of the bridge is the sestiere of Dorsoduro and on the southern side is also Dorsoduro .There are 2 ramps. On the north side there are 7 steps, on the south side there are 10 steps. This results in a total of 17 steps. The height of a typical step is 16 meters, the thickness of a step is about 33 centimeters, and the width of a step is about 1.5 meters.The steps are paved with Asfalto. The bridge is not handicapped accessible and it does not have an additional railing. The summit is 1.82 meters wide and 12.85 meters in length for a total area of about 23.39 meters. The summit is paved with Asfalto. Also, this bridge has 1 arch. The bridge's Vuoto Geometrico railing is made of Metallo and is about 6.00 meters wide is about 0.84 meters tall. Finally, the bridge protrudes 0 meters to the North and 0 meters to the South.


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

�Angel Raphael. In this situation have inhabited the Guardians, or Gastaldi, some school of devotion, and probably one of the Sacrament of the next church of Angelo Raffaele. This will also be deemed as we assume that the image of the SS. is still venerated in a shrine of Sottoportico.


The bridge is located at the following coordinates:

Latitude: 45.4345113° N

Longitude: 12.318825° E

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