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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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Rialto bridge

The bridge was being refurbished, but we walked over it and went under it! Left restaurants nearby and the fish market is not far from here. They covered the work with a canvas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Lymington, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth uk
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The bridge itself is lovely but the amount of tourists isn't , I can't blame people wanting to see this glorious city but you wonder how it can survive such a huge onslaught of people.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The bridge was being refurbished, but we walked over it and went under it! Left restaurants nearby and the fish market is not far from here. They covered the work with a canvas of what the bridge should look like so you don't realise until you get closer!

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Hoylake, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Obviously with being in Venice we had to make a point of visiting this famous bridge. Unfortunately there is a lot of reconstruction work being carried out at present so this detracts from the visit. I'm sure once the work is completed ( not sure when) it will look incredible. My other concern is that it is very busy. So... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy to find and well signposted from St Mark's Square. This iconic landmark is obviously popular with tourists so you'll find your way blocked by a forest of selfie-sticks in the immediate vicinity. Such a shame that advertising is permitted on the bridge but that's modern life. We took a gondola ride under the bridge, local tradition dictates that partners... More 

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Oradea, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

May be overcrowded, but definitely worth paying a visit! Try in the morning or late during night, to avoid the mass of tourists! PS: we've visited in July 2015

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must do when in Venice. Always busy, but lots of interesting shops to look at and the market in the other side is also worth a visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is of course a must see in Venice, it is a beautiful bridge that is best seen from the canal. When you are actually on the bridge it is jammed with tourists with selfie sticks and cheap souvenirs.

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Mount Maunganui, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Impossible to appreciate fully due to over crowding & tourists hogging the river view with selfie sticks about to poke you in the eye! To me it was just a means to cross the canal to get to the Rialto market where the local produce is temptingly displayed for purchase. Yes, this is a "must see" but don't be too... More 

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Alsager, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What is there to say? It feels more than just a bridge. The bridge walkway on one side was under renovation or cleaning when we went so it can get a little crowded. Great views from the bridge and of it, from the canal sides or a gondola, if you have the money.

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Lugano, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After St. Mark's Square, this is undoubtedly the second most iconic sight in Venice! It is currently being restored, so, some of the shops were closed. Ponte di Rialto and St. Mark's Square are the biggest magnets for tourists and always full of sight-seerers. When you arrive from St. Mark's Square and cross the bridge, there are lots of souvenir... More 

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