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Gondola at the Rialto Bridge - Venice Italy .

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Gondola at the Rialto Bridge - Venice Italy .<br />
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Visit our ITALY HISTORIC PLACES PHOTO COLLECTION for more   photos of Italy to download or buy as prints https://funkystock.photoshelter.com/gallery-collection/2b-Pictures-Images-of-Italy-Photos-of-Italian-Historic-Landmark-Sites/C0000qxA2zGFjd_k . The gondola ( góndoła ) is a traditional, flat-bottomed Venetian rowing boat, well suited to the conditions of the Venetian lagoon.  gondolas are typically propelled by a gondolier, who uses a rowing oar, which is not fastened to the hull, in a sculling manner and also acts as the rudder. The oar of the  gondola rests in an elaborately carved wooden rest (forcola) shaped to project from the side of the craft so as to allow the slight drag of each return stroke to pull the bow back to its forward course. For centuries, the gondola was a major means of transportation and the most common watercraft within Venice. .<br />
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