The bridge connects the end of Corso Augusto (Old Rimini's main road) with Borgo San Giuliano. San Giuliano is a medieval village which has numerous frescos with interesting murals of the life and works of Federico Fellini. The bridge was built over the River Marecchia ordered by Emperor Augustus. Its actual construction took place under his successor Tiberius (14-21 CE). It is an impressive work of architecture and it is one of the best preserved bridges from the Roman period. It was built entirely with stone from Istri. The bridge has five arches and is in doric style. It represents a splendid example of the technical expertise of the Romans; they built the bridge without separating the foundations of the individual pillars thus creating a unique structure that is still being used to this day. Tiberius' Bridge became a national monument in 1885.
Attractions & Landmarks
- Nearest Train: Tutti i bus con fermata Stazione FF.SS o Arco d'Augusto