Bassano del Grappa - Ponte degli Alpini

Ponte degli Alpini, the old bridge in Bassano del Grappa over the  river Brenta. Formerly an important crossing over the mountain river, now also a tourist attraction.

And yes, I've got my feet wet at taking the photo!


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Copyright: Martin hertel
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Uploaded: 01/05/2012
Updated: 16/06/2014


Tags: bassano; grappa; bridge; brenta; river; italy
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