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Also known under the name of Ponte della Zirada, in Italian turning, as during the regattas in this precise point of the Grand Canal the paleto - small pole - is planted around which the boats reverse the direction of travel to move towards the finish line.

Also from this point, the path of the barge of the condemned to death began.

Before the laying of the Constitution bridge - better known as the Calatrava bridge - this was one of the obligatory passages to reach the Scalzi bridge and then the Lista di Spagna - Strada Nova - Mercerie route, starting from Piazzale Roma.

Its Istrian stone structure, with normal arch and iron parapets, blends well with the architecture present in the area, in particular the residences, today many of which have become accommodation facilities, along the Fondamenta di San Simeon Piccolo which it also houses Palazzo Diedo also known as Emo as it was the house where the well-known admiral Angelo Emo was born.

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