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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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Cross the Rialto Bridge

There were so many people on the bridge when we were there that it was impossible to appreciate it. It was literally wall to wall people. Perhaps September is a bit too early to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

There were so many people on the bridge when we were there that it was impossible to appreciate it. It was literally wall to wall people. Perhaps September is a bit too early to visit.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The whole area is fun, not only the rialto side but also across the bridge in the mercato section. There it seems to be an outdoor party every night in the square. Aperol spritzers for 2-3 euros and inexpensive chichetti

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Dacula, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Definitely something you must see in Venice but the best view is from the water on their water bus. The bridge is very crowded and presently under renovation.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed our visit here and were fortunate to be staying nearby so we got to visit this site several times at different times of tbe day when it was busy and less busy. You can get a good photo from the ferry on tbe Grande Canal.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The day we visited it was tipping with rain and the bridge was running with water. One side was free of scaffolding which was great but a lot of work is still being done. There is some interesting reading explaining the history and why the work is being done

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Perth , Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Second time visiting this area, and the bridge seems to be constantly under restoration. The area is full of tourist and tourist like shops, a little further away you can relax by the grand canal near the markets, a much more pleasant experience. Going under the bridge during tourist season is enough, there are plenty of other places to visit... More 

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Niš, null, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rialto market was something i don't get chance see or even taste(fresh fruit,vegetables and fish) in my country Serbia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Canal Boat riding is unforgettable trip we made in Venice. Ponte di Rialto is notable. The tourists are filled up everywhere. Looks like a fair !!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The bridge is pretty but impossible to navigate with all the tourists taking selfies endlessly. Unfortunately we had to use the bridge often and it was frustrating and unavoidable. Yesterday morning, however, around 8:00 am it was almost empty and made for nice pictures.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Go to the top of the bridge at sunset or sunrise on a clear day to get one of the best views in venice. Then leave quickly. Do not be tempted to buy anything or eat at this location the food is over priced and the place is always crowded. There are a few great little coffee shops around the... More 

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