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Greece - Crete, Kato Preveli

Greece - Crete, Kato Preveli
The single arched bridge is known by many as the ‘Venetian Bridge’, but although the style is Venetian the bridge was built in 1850 by the monks of the nearby monastery. The bridge comprises of two inclined stone laid levels of 13,30 meters width and 7,60 meters height. The construction is highly regarded both from the architectural and the aesthetic points of view.
Right by the bridge is a summer taverna (PiP) and just up the road from the bridge are the ruins of Kato Moni Preveli.

The bridge crosses the river Megas Potamos (literally ‘Big River’) which flows towards the sea through the palm forest of Preveli. It is one of the few rivers in Crete which has water all year round.

Klaus F., E. Adam Galehr, Costas Kaounas, feu follet - vaglumo and 79 other people have particularly liked this photo


68 comments - The latest ones
 ROL/Photo
ROL/Photo club
Bel ouvrage routier encore en bon état depuis 1850....
belle photo Jaap
3 years ago.
 Marie-claire Gallet
Marie-claire Gallet club
A very pretty Greek landscape !!! Thank you for sharing these two beautiful pictures, Jaap ! Happy week to you !!!
3 years ago.
 Nouchetdu38
Nouchetdu38 club
A typical bridge!!!!!
Well taken!!!!
Groeten!
3 years ago.
 Erika Akire
Erika Akire club
...nice view...
3 years ago.
 Valeriane ♫ ♫ ♫¨*
Valeriane ♫ ♫ ♫¨* club
beau pont !****************
3 years ago.
 Madeleine Defawes
Madeleine Defawes club
I like very much this country. Beautiful picture !
Have a nice day
3 years ago.
 Nicole Merdrignac
Nicole Merdrignac club
Très belle photo et très joli pont. Cordialement. Nicole.
3 years ago.
 HappySnapper
HappySnapper club
Excellent, not difficult to see why this bridge is a bit special.
3 years ago.
 Marco Lucas
Marco Lucas
Ook bij oude bouwwerken; hoe eenvoudiger, hoe mooier.
Heb je ook een close-up van dat plaatje/inscriptie daar rechts?

Groet, Marco
3 years ago.
Jaap van 't Veen club
has replied to Marco Lucas
Eerlijk gezegd, heb ik dat pas net ontdekt.
Beetje stom en jammer.
Groet Jaap
3 years ago.
 Jeanne chevillard
Jeanne chevillard club
Magnifique photo .
3 years ago.
 Hansruedi Voegele
Hansruedi Voegele club
Sehr schöne Brücken Aufnahme!
3 years ago.
 Rosalyn Hilborne
Rosalyn Hilborne club
A beautiful old bridge and a beautiful PiP Jaap.
3 years ago.
 Liliane LR
Liliane LR
remarquable
3 years ago.
 Edward Bowthorpe
Edward Bowthorpe
Lovely capture Jaap,eddie,
3 years ago.
 Gudrun
Gudrun club
What an elegant arch and a beautiful riverscape in the note!
3 years ago.
 Alda - not often here
Alda - not often her…
very elegant shot indeed! great work!
3 years ago.
 Percy Schramm
Percy Schramm club
Wonderful view, Jaap ! I thought the bridge was older.
3 years ago.
Jaap van 't Veen club
has replied to Percy Schramm club
Agree, it looks much older.
3 years ago.
 Walter 7.8.1956
Walter 7.8.1956 club
Wonderfil!
3 years ago.
 Rainer Blankermann
Rainer Blankermann club
I like this old bridge.
Today, the new built German bridges would not last such a long time!
3 years ago.
 Jadviga Grase
Jadviga Grase club
Beautiful capture and this bridge!
Have a nice week!
3 years ago.
 Aliaksandr Gubarevich
Aliaksandr Gubarevic…
Beautiful bridge and a great shot !!!
3 years ago.
 Roger Dodger
Roger Dodger club
Excellent in it's structural simplicity.
3 years ago.
 Martin Humphreys
Martin Humphreys
Wonderful shot & subject
3 years ago.
 uwschu
uwschu club
Ich liebe Bogenbrücken, sehr schön
3 years ago.
 Pat Del
Pat Del club
Très bonne description, Jaap. On voit qu'il fait sec en Crète ...
3 years ago.
 David Slater (Spoddendale)
David Slater (Spodde… club
This is a rather nice looking bridge and a very good photograph. It reminds me of a 15th century packhorse bridge in a village close to where I live in Eastern England.

There is a photograph of it in one of my Ipernity photographs:
www.ipernity.com/doc/davidslater-spoddendale/39082226/in/album/686381
3 years ago. Edited 3 years ago.
 Jeff Farley
Jeff Farley club
A lovely shot Jaap.
3 years ago.
 Hélène Lombard
Hélène Lombard club
Joli cadrage sur ce beau pont !!
3 years ago.
 photosofghosts
photosofghosts club
Very interesting, this old bridge !
All the best
3 years ago.
 Josiane Dirickx
Josiane Dirickx club
Joliment cadrée !
3 years ago.
 Peter Castell
Peter Castell club
Building it so high I assume it is prone to severe flooding
3 years ago.
 Claudia G
Claudia G club
Un joli pont qui a traversé les époques !
3 years ago.
 Jean
Jean club
Lovely composition. You've captured this picturesque bridge beautifully.
3 years ago.
 Mario Vargas
Mario Vargas club
oldie,and amazing
3 years ago.
 Pam J
Pam J club
What a beautiful place !
3 years ago.
 Diana Australis
Diana Australis club
It is a lovely bridge...can feel the history in the stones!
3 years ago.
 Ruesterstaude
Ruesterstaude club
mit klarem Wasser!
3 years ago.
 sea-herdorf
sea-herdorf club
eine ausgezeichnete Perspektive, Jaap,
freundliche Grüße und einen guten Tag,
Erich
3 years ago.
 Dick M
Dick M
Good point of view. Like the contrasting colors of the blue sky and muted bridge and landscape. Well done.
3 years ago.
 Pat29
Pat29
Looks a lovely place to visit Jaap
3 years ago.
 Doug Shepherd
Doug Shepherd club
Very nicely composed shot of this beautiful bridge. The notes make interesting reading.
3 years ago.
 Der Wandersmann
Der Wandersmann
A nuce example of a relatively enexpected bit of engineering, eh, Jaap?
3 years ago.
 Katja
Katja club
!!!
3 years ago.
 Tanja - Loughcrew
Tanja - Loughcrew club
The taverna must be a wonderful place to rest there Jaap...thanks for sharing ;)
3 years ago.
 Tacheles
Tacheles
Mooi zomer plaatje.
3 years ago.
 Christiane ♥.•*¨`*•✿
Christiane ♥.•*¨`*•✿ club
So very interesting, Jaap.
Very beautiful photograph too !
3 years ago.
 micritter
micritter club
A wonderful photo of this beautiful bridge.
3 years ago.
 tatranka7
tatranka7
Wonderful composition, interesting...Greetings...
3 years ago.
 Schussentäler
Schussentäler club
sehr schöne alte Brücke
3 years ago.
 Roger (Grisly)
Roger (Grisly) club
Two very nice images Jaap but the bridge is beautiful.
3 years ago.
 Cheryl Kelly (cher12861 on flickr)
Cheryl Kelly (cher12… club
Very nicely done!
3 years ago.
 Boro
Boro club
Superbe cadrage *************
3 years ago.
 Betty【ツ】
Betty【ツ】 club
Nice place and love the note so, Jaap !
3 years ago.
 Danielle
Danielle club
Un endroit Magnifique *************
3 years ago.
 Ecobird
Ecobird club
These old high arched bridges are lovely Jaap and this is no exception. There are quite a few in Scotland too. Love the scene in the PiP
3 years ago.
Denis Croissant club
has replied to Ecobird club
A few in the Lake District too....
3 years ago.
 Kama 56
Kama 56
un joli petit pont
3 years ago.
 aNNa schramm
aNNa schramm club
ein schöner Blick auf die Brücke ...
3 years ago.
 Laurent Berre
Laurent Berre
Jolie,!!!
3 years ago.
 Leo W
Leo W club
well composed view
3 years ago.
 Monique Tosan
Monique Tosan
On entend presque le bruit de l'eau...
3 years ago.
 menonfire
menonfire club
Ich liebe solch alte Steinbrücken, tolles Bild Jaap ! Grüße MAIK
3 years ago.
 Roger Bennion
Roger Bennion club
An impressive structure. Superb detail too.
3 years ago.
 Andy Rodker
Andy Rodker club
Excellent shot! (Apologies for cut and paste but it's difficult to comment individually on 2 week's worth of missed photos!!)
3 years ago.
 Diane Putnam
Diane Putnam club
Fascinating description and a lovely, rustic shot.
3 years ago.
 Patrick
Patrick
Esthetic structure and good shot!
3 years ago.

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