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Finestrella di Via Piella

Via Piella, Bologna, Italy
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Secret canal

Not easy to find, you can get a look at part of Bologna's now-underground canals through a little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SevenoaksSinjun
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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Best Kept Secret!

After having lunch at the Trattoria Dal Biassanot, we went to look at one of Bologna’s best secrets... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maggi713
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Via Piella, Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not easy to find, you can get a look at part of Bologna's now-underground canals through a little square window on Via Piella just next to the Trattoria Biassanot. It really is worth a look if you're nearby.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After having lunch at the Trattoria Dal Biassanot, we went to look at one of Bologna’s best secrets on the Via Piella. Here you can take a peek through a small square window for a view of Bologna’s underground canals. Most people are not aware...More

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Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Worth a detour if your in Bolonga but very easy to miss, it looks like a painting.its probably because the window is in the shade but the view is in the sun. Quite stunning actually.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018

This is a channel that runs through the medieval city. There's nothing interesting here, but you can look at it if you are nearby.

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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

A strange window and a bridge view to one of the only remaining canals that once supplied water and traffic to Bologna. Worth a few minutes of your precious time to see and understand what was Bologna like in ancient times.

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

It is very possible not to notice it at all if you don't know it exists. The a.k.a. Little Venice in Bologna is worth a peek if you are passing by but I would not put it on my bucket list. To improve the experience,...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

Definitely stop by here when visiting Bologna and get a view of one of the historic canals through the city. You can also see the canal from across the street, but the window is a nice hidden gem nonetheless. Added bonus: you can combine this...More

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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

The canal is cool to see through the window, though the other side of the street is a much better view. I’m glad we got to see this, but would make this a between stops activity, while walking Bologna- not something to prioritize.

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

It is a small window to see the small canal in Bologna, it is in the city so your possibility to pass-by it very high if you do check it.

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Reviewed October 23, 2017

Nearly missed it as it only is a small hole in the wall. nice to actually see the canal as we had heard so much about the canals in the area. if you walk across the small street to the other side you will see...More

Thank Murray L
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