Photographer's Note

Here you can see three of river Arno's Bridges. Starting from back to front there is Ponte alla Carraia, Ponte Santa Trinita, and the bridge of the beautiful jewelry shops, a jewel of its own, Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge). Ponte Vecchio was the only not to be blown up by the Nazis in 1944, when they were abbandoning the city. It was constructed by Neri de Fioravanti, who in 1348 substituted the wooden one destroyed by the flood of 1333. The bridge was in danger one more time when the flood of 1966 covered big part of the city.

This photo is also taken from Piazzale Michelangelo a few minutes before my other photo "Rennaisance sky"

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Additional Photos by Hercules Milas (Cretense) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5327 W: 74 N: 16998] (68709)
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