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2000 year old bridge crossing into Trastevere

The picturesque Ponte Fabricio doesn't actually cross the Tiber into Trastevere but to Tiber... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2017
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Stone bridge

Ponte Cestio was constructed in the19th century as a replacement for an earlier bridge that had... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Dimitris L
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

The picturesque Ponte Fabricio doesn't actually cross the Tiber into Trastevere but to Tiber Island, man made by the Etruscan leader Tarquinius. To get from the island to Trastevere proper you take the Ponte Cestio built in 24 BC! It's a nice little bridge with...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Ponte Cestio was constructed in the19th century as a replacement for an earlier bridge that had been there since the 1st century BC! That's a fairly long time indeed. It connects the Tiber island with the mainland. Interesting spot and it has some lovely views...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 10 June 2017

The Ponte connects one point to the islet where there is the hospital, Ospedale Fatebenefatrelli and the Basilica San Bartolomeo All Isola is situated. Yet another Ponte connects to another neighborhood. From there one can explore up to the direction of the Pantheon and furthermore...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 26 October 2016

One of two bridges that connect the Tiberina island with the two Tiber's banks.It looks very old but it's not very impressive.Anyway,the small island worth a visit.

Thank zuv
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The old stone bridge connects the Jewish Quarter with Trestevere. Running underneath it in summer along the bank is a very busy, lively string of bars, restaurants and market stalls.

Thank NatNatlondon1
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Culture and history on both sides of the bridge. The old Jewish ghetto on one side and Trastevere on the other and both connected one to the other through history.

Thank DASBarcelona
Reviewed 16 May 2016

After you cross Ponte Fabricio from central Rome to the Isola (or Tiber island) you cross Ponte Cestio in order to get off the island and enter Trastevere. The bridge is an old stone bridge, started around the 1st century AD, but has been remodeled...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The first version of this stone bridge, that connects Tiber Island with the west bank, was built in the 1st century. The bridge was partly demolished and rebuilt in the 19th century, but it is still a memorable structure.

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Originally built around 50 BC, it connected Tiber Island to the west from Pons Fabricius on the east side of the island. With bad flooding, the bridge has been rebuilt several times over the millennia; the last in the late 1800's when the channel was...More

Thank JT_Turner3
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Ponte Cestius is a three arched stone bridge linking Trastevere to Tiber Island in the middle of the River Tiber. Its history reaches back to the first century, being one of Rome's earliest stone bridges. Unlike its equivalent, Ponte Fabricius, on the opposite side of...More

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