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Ponte dell'Accademia

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"The Accademia Bridge is a famous pedestrian bridge that crosses the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. Built in the mid-19th century bridge replaces a previous wooden bridge. The bridge connects the San Marco and Dorsoduro districts of the city and is located near the Accademia Gallery, which houses a large collection of Venetian art from the 14th to 18th centuries. Made of steel and a single arch that spans 48 meters (157 feet) it stands across the canal. It is a popular spot for tourists to take photos and enjoy views of the Grand Canal and the surrounding buildings. The Accademia Bridge is an important landmark in Venice and an important transportation link for locals and visitors alike."
"The Ponte dell'Accademia is an iconic bridge spanning the Grand Canal. It provides stunning views of the waterway, historic buildings, and is located directly next to the Gallerie dell'Accademia. The bridge also serves as one of the most common photo spots in Venice, as it has a perfect view of Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. "
"The Ponte dell'Accademia is one of the most photographed bridges in Venice, connecting two city districts–the Dorsoduro and the San Marco districts. Gondolas glide by beside polished wooden boats, while the historic facades of the buildings appear to float over Venice's watery landscape."

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