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Address: Rialto Vaporetto Stop, 31024 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 250 1801
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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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View from bridge is nice, but bridge itself not much

As the title of the review says really. It's also under renovation at the moment which does take away from it, and can be where the crowds gather so summer time I imagine it'd be... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Tbilisi, Georgia
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the place for me has a strong flavor of the old days, when Venice was the strongest merchant republic, with all it's merchants criss-crossing the bridge, striking deals and planning the overseas trips. In sunny day it's amazing. Btw. lots of tourist crowds and lots of China goods, sold as "genuine Venetian glass". So beware, if you want to buy... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You have to go....just unfortunate there was scaffolding as hid the beauty of the architecture. Good place to take photos....and all roads lead to rialto!

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Ponte Rialto is undoubtedly a beautiful bridge architecturally but your ability to appreciate it is marred by the collection of cheap tourist stalls on either side and simply the number of people jostling to cross the bridge and take photographs of themselves doing so. It’s an attraction that you have to see while in Venice – just don’t expect... More 

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Thank TimWandMelG
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The bridge is under construction at the moment meaning that most of it is scaffolded over. However the middle area of the bridge has been cleared for people to take photos. Could only see a little bit of the bridge but looked beautiful!!

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Eagan, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

You see it in pictures... it's as good in person. Visit at different times of the day. Early the canal traffic is doing business, with gondolas and water taxis increasing as the day goes on. Great spot for great pictures. Great city to explore! Enjoy!

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Thank JavaHouseMN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As the title of the review says really. It's also under renovation at the moment which does take away from it, and can be where the crowds gather so summer time I imagine it'd be even more busy The view it offers is very nice though, but as landmarks go, the bridge itself isn't anything to get excited about. Gets... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the places that tourists say they have been to. There are better.Extremely crowded. Take the photograph then move on.

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Chantilly, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pretty bridge to look at, I was able to go through it with plenty of room for everyone. It's situated near lot of shops and cafes. At night it becomes magical with lights and the grand canal behind it. Great for couples to hang out here and take pics.

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Rialto Bridge is the premier bridge crossing the Grand Canal at what seems to be a central gathering point of Venice. Today it is one of Venice's top tourist attractions and a symbol of the city. The covered portico in the middle of the bridge contains shops of higher quality than the ones on approach to the Rialto. Accessible... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well it's historic, it's full of people a bit dirty and under constant renovation......... Full of shops, this cover bridge it's fun, full of leather goods stores and fun for pics!!! Other than that, go see some of other great sites on this great city!

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