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A beautiful spot to visit, but it seems that this maintenance installations have been there for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
doppelganger_et
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Thessaloniki, Greece
Interesting, but not Venice by any means

Definitely a curiosity in this city. For me, most of the “fun” in seeing the canal was just trying... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2018
AlexB10499
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A beautiful spot to visit, but it seems that this maintenance installations have been there for ever! A really unusual site..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank doppelganger_et
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very unfortunate, but some buildings under reconstruction and the scaffold overshooting all the beauty.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Remmy K
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

This street is closed and you are not able to see it from regular street. We saw it from restaurant sa this was the only possibility.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martinpak
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Whoever christened this Little Venice was surely having a laugh to see how many tourists would rush to visit it? I passed it on the way back to my hotel which was a street or so away. It’s basically a view from a street bridge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brantome2
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Definitely a curiosity in this city. For me, most of the “fun” in seeing the canal was just trying to find it — it’s pretty well hidden behind the buildings, so I ended up circling around the streets for a while. Finding it was what...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed 16 July 2018

It did remind me of Venice without the gondola. Nothing much to see just trying to get to do as much as we can for a short period of stay in Bologna

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We were trying to get as much in as possible as short of time & this was an easy one as we could do it in passing, seeing it did remind me of Venice which was a nice vacation, so yeah I can see why...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jamespollard6
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

If you have time for a little walk in Bologna, then i would recommend to put this in your route. It is a small adorable water canal, nothing too special, but worth a glance if in the area.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Risto P
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

It’s very beautiful and charming. It’s even more beautiful when there is more water. Interesting for taking pictures. :)

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank iliyanah2018
Reviewed 7 January 2018

What a surprise when you least expect it. The underground waterways of Bologna are evident here. Don't blink or you could miss it.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank giacomina17
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