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Disembarking from the vaporetto and traveling along the only access road to the island of Torcello, the Devil's Bridge can be found on the right, before reaching the historical area where you can admire the Provincial Museum of Torcello and the Churches of Santa Maria Assunta and Santa Fosca.

The exact historical moment in which the bridge was erected remained unclear for centuries but, thanks to the restoration work carried out between 2008 and 2009, it was discovered that it dates back to the first decades of the 15th century. It was built on a base of Istrian stone dating to the 13th century which is believed to have been able to support a much narrower wooden crossing than the present one. In fact, from the analysis carried out during the renovations it was possible to see the signs of the extension of the bridge and the construction of the masonry arch following the installation of the basement. The bridge was reopened on the 6th of August 2009 after a period of closure due to its state of decay. 

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