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See the canal but don’t prioritize it

The canal is cool to see through the window, though the other side of the street is a much better... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hunter L
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Menlo Park, California
via mobile
Overrated but fun to make boomerang photos :)

It is a small window to see the small canal in Bologna, it is in the city so your possibility to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ozge U
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  • Average13%
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“small window” (6 reviews)
“glimpse” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Via Piella, Bologna, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The canal is cool to see through the window, though the other side of the street is a much better view. I’m glad we got to see this, but would make this a between stops activity, while walking Bologna- not something to prioritize.

Thank Hunter L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a small window to see the small canal in Bologna, it is in the city so your possibility to pass-by it very high if you do check it.

Thank Ozge U
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Nearly missed it as it only is a small hole in the wall. nice to actually see the canal as we had heard so much about the canals in the area. if you walk across the small street to the other side you will see...More

Thank Murray L
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Pretty rad little spot for a cool picture. It's pretty crowded so you'll have to wait in line to get your photo, but it's along he path to the city so it's worth the quick stop.

Thank Restless13Soul
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Finding this, quite literally, hole in the wall is half the fun! Journeying through side streets to find the place where tourists are looking through a hole in the wall was interesting. The view of the canal was itself unexpected. A neat glimpse of this...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We found the little street that has the Reno channel visible and roof a couple of pictures. If you have 5min to walk there do it!

Thank DoCamandro
Reviewed 24 September 2017

The locals were enthusiastic but the reality doesn't live up to it although it is a tiny appetizer for our Venice adventure the next day.

Thank Harold J
Reviewed 16 September 2017

If you want to go anywhere in Bologna, you almost always have to hit Via Dell'Independenza. Shops galore, gelaterias, osterias, American chain clothing stores, shoes, and anything else you might need are. From this always-busy street (folks from Bologna have a questionably charming habit of...More

Thank Clubess1
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I found this place by looking for supermarkets .its just a place where you can see a channel or some water

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

It is a MUST visit to understand better the history of Bologna. This is the last evidence of artificial channels that enabled transport on water in the past.

Thank Cosmin C
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