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The Devil's Bridge, Lanzo
Piedmont

The Ponte del Diavolo (or Ponte del Roc; roc = rock in Piedmont dialect) were built in 1378 over the river Stura to connect Lanzo and its valleys with Turin.

The city gate in the middle of the bridge was closed during pestilencies.

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