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La Piccola Venezia

Via Piella, 40100 Bologna, Italy
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Little Venice

What a surprise when you least expect it. The underground waterways of Bologna are evident here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Australia
Not worth the walk !

Decided to find this on what was a rainy morning on our recent visit, don't really think it was... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2017
Leicestershire England
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  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“small canal” (6 reviews)
“canal running” (3 reviews)
“small door” (3 reviews)
Via Piella, 40100 Bologna, Italy
San Vitale
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a surprise when you least expect it. The underground waterways of Bologna are evident here. Don't blink or you could miss it.

Thank giacomina17
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Decided to find this on what was a rainy morning on our recent visit, don't really think it was worth it however. From one side you view it through a window in the wall which does if I am honest slightly resemble a Venice canal...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017

It is highlighted on the map of the tourist office and it is fine to visit if you are nearby. The window is hard to find out at first and it is located next to a popular local restaurant. Standing in front of the window...More

Thank BatesLau
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Have you been to Venice will this be kind of disappointing. I have seen other places called little venice, with canals that was more appealing. The only look to the canals is over a bridge and through a little window in the wall. Very little...More

1  Thank edageyr
Reviewed 6 October 2017

If you have time and wish to see old Bologna canals may looked before, go for it. The view from each side of the street is different with one side with a fence (locks included) and an explanation of the canal. The other offers a...More

Thank ThomasinNC
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Very pretty view of the canal through the small window on Via Piella. Can also be seen from the next street along

Thank MrsCWeybridge
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The locals took us to this uninspiring place. The surrounding architecture is interesting but this is not a must see location. Go if you have nothing better to do.

Thank Harold J
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Nice view of what old Bologna was like and gives an idea of what to look forward to if you plan to visit Venice as we did.

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

You can go and not notice. The fact of the hidden window in the wall is a little curiosity. The view itself may not be pleasant, but it is a pleasure to discover a piece of the history of Bologna

1  Thank onlyxme
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This can easily be missed as it is a v small window under a portico. It is at no 17 on the road next to a trattoria. Not much to see but a sweet scene of houses on a canal.

1  Thank HiDC
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