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Some of the Bridges are made of wood

Most are metal or masanry

Canals can get pretty narrow 



Bridges and Side Canals

Between the islands run about 150 canals,  mostly very narrow (rii (pl.), rio), crossed by some 400 bridges (ponte)  connecting these communities


By:  Natasha Wallace
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