Ponte di San Francesco

Ponte di San Francesco

Bridge tower protecting access to the Ponte di San Francesco
Crosses Aniene
Locale Subiaco, Lazio, Italy
Design Segmental arch bridge
Material Stone
Longest span 37 m (121 ft)
Number of spans 1
Opened 1358
Access guarded by bridge tower

The Ponte di San Francesco (Italian for Bridge of Saint Francis) is a medieval segmental arch bridge over the Aniene in Subiaco, Lazio, Italy. Constructed in 1358, its single span measures 37 metres (121 ft).[1]

Other notable historic bridges crossing the Aniene include the ancient Ponte Nomentano and Ponte Salario, both of which were also fortified with a tower.


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Coordinates: 41°55′27″N 13°05′21″E / 41.92417°N 13.08917°E / 41.92417; 13.08917

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