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La Piccola Venezia

Neighborhood: San Vitale
As featured in 3 Days in Bologna and 1 other guide
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Address: Via Piella, 40100 Bologna, Italy
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An interesting Little Window in the heart of the City

Basically this is a couple of small windows where you can see a small canal running through the centre of the city with house and businesses backing right on to it . They call it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Dachopfather
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Basically this is a couple of small windows where you can see a small canal running through the centre of the city with house and businesses backing right on to it . They call it Little Venice and you can see the comparison . Nice little view but you will only need a few minutes there . Worth a look... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

La Piccola Venezia is a little bit of Venice in Bologna. It is the remained canals which used to lead to Venice. The canals made the city a great commercial centre.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, it is not a big canal and it is not Venice. But it is only a 10 minutes walk from whenever you may be in Bologna so, just go there and see it... It worths the 5 minutes of your time!

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Thank spirospap
Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This attraction was a bit low on my list of must-sees, but since I noticed it was near my hotel, I thought I'd give it a look on my way back late in the afternoon. It's a stretch to call it "Little Venice" (Venetians would probably have a good laugh!), but this canal running at right angles to the small... More 

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Kirkwall, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a look if near by , standing on the road looking sideways through a gap in the houses you realise you are on a bridge , you will see 200m of canal , that's it , no start no end . weird !

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

There is a small side road in Bologna that has a window overlooking a small side road in Venice. This attraction is small and non-interactive, but the place is truly lovable. Nighttime presents a different type of atmosphere.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

In the middle of bologna you will find a small canal that wasn't covered by buildings or streets. It is interesting to give a quick look while in the city center.

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We decided to visit a restaurant and by chance we were sitting just beside the window. It's easy to miss but you can always say you have seen a sort of Venice

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

an interesting and odd little glorified sewer. makes for a few good images. otherwise do not walk out of your way.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

You need to look on the map to work out where the canal can be seen. It is well worth a detour to have a look and get some Venice like photos.

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