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The Tower's Bridge (Ponte delle Torri)

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Address: Via del Ponte, Spoleto, Italy
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Built in 1350 AD to create an easy access road to Montelucco, this stately...

Built in 1350 AD to create an easy access road to Montelucco, this stately bridge is 264 feet high and 760 feet long, and features nine tall pylons that separate its narrow graceful arches.

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There is a lovely walk over the bridge which yields beautiful vistas. don't look down! incredible architecture

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a lovely walk over the bridge which yields beautiful vistas. don't look down! incredible architecture

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Gira di Condotti starts at this ancient and impressive viaduct before meandering through the woods. The whole while you get stunning vistas of Spoleto. The path loops back around to the lower town where you can take the escalators up to the Rocco and Duomo. It is the perfect way to take in the highlights of Spoleto in a... More 

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Yerevan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One is able to walk around the castle up to the bridge on a very picturesque and well maintained road. The bridge itself is closed but the views either side are spectacular. Well worth a visit.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Late November this stunning construction was closed off pending a safety inspection because of the recent quake in nearby Norcia. A few people were running across it anyway, unsurprisingly. It's still fantastic to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Great spot in the Spoleto city. It's called the suiciders bridge as few people a year choose it to commit that act because of a big height of the structure. Nevertheless the view is stunning, especially when the sun is going behind the horizon. One of "must sees" in Umbria.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nice walk around the castle and then you suddenly see the bridge, very impressive although after 10 minutes you have seen it all

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

A must-see in Spoleto - though the medieval bridge was closed during our visit due to safety reasons, we could admire it from the Fortress Albornoziana. It rests on 10 massive arches which span the deep ravine below.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Some say it was built in the XIII century, probably over the remains of an ancient Roman aqueduct. They still debate the actual origins, but it is ancient, probably about 700 years old. It’s amazing that early engineering was skilled enough to build such a bridge. It’s both tall and long. Great photo op. Worth a visit even if you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

We walked the hiking trails on both sides of the bridge. Absolutely breathtaking views! The bridge was closed for waking across but we enjoyed the hiking trails and foot paths around it!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The bridge is beautiful - it is the monument that stays for Spoleto (besides the dome). But unfortunately you cannot cross it anymore! So be careful! If you are in a hotel in the mountains (in Monteluco) and think about a longer walk to Spoleto by walking downhill and then crossing the bridge to cross the valley (which was our... More 

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