Bridge Fifty-Two - Ponte Molin

The last bridge on this section of our route is Ponte Molin, a relatively new addition to Venice's bridges. Built in 1936, it has all the architectural elements of many typical bridges in Venice - stone steps and an iron balustrade at its lower part, with the rest being wooden steps and rails. The bridge leads to the San Basilio boat terminal from where smaller boats depart to destinations in Croatia and along the south Italian coast.

Ponte molin

An interesting statue adorns the grounds of the rather drab-looking terminal building. It's a bronze work of a string quartet performing what one would assume is music by Vivaldi, since that's who the statue is dedicated to. Perhaps they're playing farewell and welcoming songs to the travellers departing and arriving at the terminal.

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