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Ponte Milvio, Rome

Ponte Milvio - Rome, Italy
Ponte Milvio
Ponte Milvio, Rome, Italy 00191Map
+39 06 488 991(Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: Pinciano - Flaminio - Parioli - Cassia - Giustiniana
Overview

One of the oldest bridges of Rome, it dates back to 109 BCE, although there is evidence showing that there was a timber bridge here for at least a century earlier. Known as Mollo (springy) because of its elasticity, it has been used throughout the centuries to keep invaders out. Repeatedly restored from the 11th Century, in the early 19th Century, architect Giuseppe Valadier removed the two drawbridges and built two masonry arches. The last restoration came after Garibaldi's troops blew up part of the span in order to defend the city from the French troops.

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  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, visa
  • Nearest Train: Pinturicchio
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