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Ponte Coperto di Pavia

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Type of sights

Industrial heritage


Name and address

Ponte Coperto di Pavia

Ponte Coperto

IT-27100 Pavia

Geodetic coordinates

45.180739 9.153258


Pavia, Ponte coperto sul fiume Ticino
Pavia, Ponte coperto sul fiume Ticino
Ponte coperto fi Pavia, lato est
Ponte coperto fi Pavia, lato est

The Ponte Coperto "covered bridge" (also known as the Ponte Vecchio "Old Bridge") is a brick and stone arch bridge over the Ticino River Wikipedia Icon in Pavia.

The previous bridge, dating from 1354 (itself a replacement for a Roman construction), was heavily damaged by Allied action in 1945. A debate on whether to fix or replace the bridge ended when the bridge partially collapsed in 1947, requiring new construction, which began in 1949. The new bridge is based on the previous one, which had seven arches to the current bridge's five.

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Wikipedia contributors, 'Ponte Coperto', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 26 April 2013, 19:30 UTC, <> [accessed 4 March 2014]

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