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Rialto Bridge

Rialto Bridge (rēälˈtō) [key], Ital. Ponte di Rialto, bridge of Venice, NE Italy, over the Grand Canal, connecting Rialto and San Marco islands. Built between 1588 and 1591, it consists of a single marble arch and has arcades lined with shops.

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