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Address: Rialto Vaporetto Stop, 31024 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 390412501801
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Fee: No
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Considered the true heart of Venice, this landmark bridge, characterized by...

Considered the true heart of Venice, this landmark bridge, characterized by its 24-foot arch, is built on approximately 12,000 wooden pilings that still support the bridge more than 400 years after it was built.

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Crowded and beautiful.

Walk downriver for the best views of the Ponte di Rialto. It looks magnificent with the sun shining on it. Then walk to the top of the bridge for amazing views down the canal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Brisbane, Australia
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320 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Walk downriver for the best views of the Ponte di Rialto. It looks magnificent with the sun shining on it. Then walk to the top of the bridge for amazing views down the canal. Well worth the hustle & bustle of the crowds.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

At the moment it is being renovated and the whole area is a construction site but it is still possible to enjoy this grand old lady on the one side, while the other side is being worked on.

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Athens, Greece
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was difficult to see anything! It was under a lot of construction. Plenty of small shops all around.Visit it,worth your time!

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Boston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Beauty and history make this world icon a must. There are shops and restaurants all around and the views are exceptional. But, yes, it gets very crowded, especially during the day. It is less crowded and even more beautiful at night with lights reflected in the water. More romantic at night as well.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If I would stop at Rialto it would be for the food market not the bridge. Currently it is undergoing building works which makes it even less appealing. At all times this place and surroundings are mobbed. Yes, you get a nice picture down the Grand Canal but you will get a better one from the Accademia Bridge and it... More 

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Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The city center of Venice is loaded with shops, restaurants and people. You will cross the bridge many time if you spend any time at all in Venice

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Lacey, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Hard to admire. Was under a lot of construction. Plenty of small shops all around. Still a lovers destination

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City of Venice, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

No doubt that Rialto is a real Venetian icon and it is a really beautiful bridge. For many centuries it was the only bridge on Grand Canal and the commercial hub of Venice. It is still beautiful and it is one of the things that you really have to see if you are in Venice. It is very busy though,... More 

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Shipley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

While in Venice we had to go back to Rialto bridge has it was were we got engaged 12 years ago and although it was undergoing repairs it still magical ! We weren't able to stand in the spot were I proposed and look down the Grand Chanel but we did go to Harry's bar after for a Bellini

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It certainly is the biggest but also the most beautiful bridge in Venice. It has a special flavor: beauty, history. It is both romantic and practical with all the shops and boutiques on the bridge. If you want to admire the architecture go to visit Rialto by night. Less tourists and you can admire all the details especially after the... More 

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