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The first Rialto bridge was built around 1180 by the architect Nicolò Barattieri, already known in Venice.

Rialto was the nerve center of Venetian and international trade, in this area the merchants gathered to buy and sell merchandise. The liveliness of the area inspired many artists such as Pietro Aretino, who observed the market from Palazzo Bolani Erizzo and described it in his writings, or Vittore Carpaccio who painted the market area in The miracle of the relic of the Holy Cross.

The idea of ​​building a bridge in this very important area was born to make it easier

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