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“Must do and must see!”
Review of Canal Grande

Canal Grande
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Glorious Grand Canal Tour
Ranked #1 of 687 things to do in Venice
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Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Venice's main water thoroughfare, lined with great Renaissance palaces, is a colorful and busy spectacle of gondolas and vaporetti.
Long Island, New York
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“Must do and must see!”
Reviewed May 24, 2013

Purchase the water bus tickets for your visit in Venice - it's the most affordable way to see all corners of this amazing city. Hop on, hop off all day long with no restrictions.

Visited May 2013
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“Great entertainment”
Reviewed May 24, 2013 via mobile

The Grand Canal is just as fun to watch as the small canals. We stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment with a terrace on the juncture of 2 canals and enjoyed the quiet Italian life as well as the busy Grand Canal. It's quite fun to ride the vaporettos all around. We bought a 3 day pass as other Trip Advisors recommended but never once were asked for it.

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NYC Metro Area, NJ
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“Lovely views and great shops...”
Reviewed May 24, 2013

Can get a little crowded with the main tourist mobs but it is still certainly worth the visit. The buildings on the bridges are something to see and there are quite a few great little resturants along the walk.

Visited February 2013
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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Ponte Di Rialto bridge! Beautiful during sunset”
Reviewed May 24, 2013

I just came across by walking around Venice during Sunset... It's so beautiful , one must goto Ponte Di Rialto bridge going to the Rialto Fish Market... The bridge at the side , the view is spectacular!

Visited April 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Grand tour”
Reviewed May 24, 2013

Don't pay for a private tour, take the number 2 water bus, it does a round trip in around an hour. Get on at Rialto as the bus is usually empty here! Go to the small outdoor seating area at the back for the best views and photos.

Visited May 2013
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