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Tours The Art of Decoration Ponte de la Crea
Artistic place 3

PONTE DE LA CREA

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The bridge and the area derive their name from the clay (Creta  in Italian) deposits located here. Clay used to be used to make the bricks which were baked in furnaces nearby the deposits.

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From this bridge, we can admire the famous Ponte dei Tre Archi:

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and a few coats of arms and paterae on the bridge and along the quay:

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From the bridge, we can also admire the side of the Church of San Giobbe with its double bell tower:

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while in front of us is the Palazzo Surian where French philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau stayed in the mid-1700s, as commemorated by the plaque:

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