Il Gobbo di Rialto, Venice

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Il Gobbo di Rialto (the Hunchback of the Rialto) is a marble statue of a hunchback found opposite the Church of San Giacomo di Rialto at the end of the Rialto in Venice.

Sculpted by Pietro da Salò in the 16th century, the statue takes the form of a crouching, naked hunchback supporting a small flight of steps.
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  • We came to look at Church San Giacomo, Venice's oldest church with beautiful 24 hour clock. However, my favourite thing here was the statue of Il Gobbo Di Rialto (the Hunchback). You could very...  more »
  • This is a small statue that you could easily miss. In a small square on way to fish market. It portrays a hunchback but I fo not know the meaning of the statue.  more »
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  • Very nice to walk around.
  • Clean square surrounded by shops on two sides and shady steps on the other two. A public fountain in the middle offers clean drinking water for you to refill your bottles.

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