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Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

360° Panoramic image taken from the Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II in Rome. Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II is the closest crossing to the Vatican in Rome. This is a very busy bridge and it took quite a while to get a gap in the traffic to take the panorama.

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Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II - FURTHER INFORMATION

Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II - Rome visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Roma.

The Vittorio Emanuele II bridge in Rome crosses the River Tiber linking the Corso Vottorio Emanuele in Rioni Ponte to Via De Conciliazione in Borgo. It is the closest crossing of the Tiber to the Vatican, and Via De Conciliazione leads directly to St. Peter's Square and St. Peter's Basilica.

Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II is usually full of cars. In this panoramic photograph you can see up the river to the Ponte S Angelo and the Castel S Angelo.

The Vittorio Emanuele II bridge was designed by Ennio De Rossi and opened on 5 June 1911. It took 25 years to build, destroying the 18th century building belonged to the Hospital Saint Spirit in the process. The 111m bridge has 3 arches with four heavy allegorical sculptures situated over the central arch and four end pillars decorated with bronze Victories. The marble sculptures represent Liberty, Oppression defeated, Unity of Italy, and Loyalty to the Constitution.

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