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First impressive bridge by the Train Station

The third bridge to span the Grand Canal, it connects the area Santa Croce and Cannaregio. Scalzi means barefoot, the third built bridge across the Grande Canale, and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Ploiesti, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Near the train station, it is one of the main attractions on Grand Canal. Always crowded, the atmosphere here is great. I must say that there are so many nice and cheap restaurants around. 5*, definitely!

Thank Ruxandra C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The third bridge to span the Grand Canal, it connects the area Santa Croce and Cannaregio. Scalzi means barefoot, the third built bridge across the Grande Canale, and connects two areas of the city. First an iron structure, then replaced by a huge stone bridge in the 1930s. Built by Eugenio Miozzi its design was inspired by the Rialto Bridge,... More 

Thank Raffiella11
Adria, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

This bridge is just to the left as you come out of the train station, and is one of the first sights many visitors see in Venice. Great views of the start of the Grand Canal.

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This simple and fairly narrow stone-arched pedestrian bridge occurs almost at the beginning of the Grand Canal near the Santa Lucia Stazione. It is one of four to span that body of water and the one used often by commuters and tourists arriving by train. As soon as we exited the station in mid-afternoon, I noted that myriad people ahead... More 

Thank Rumples
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Since this is at the entrance to the city, it is ALWAYS full of passenger pedestrian traffic. But it goves great views and is fun to climb and cross its steps.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This bridge in Venice is different to all the others, it is larger and steeper but just as glorious as the others. You can get a fantastic view from the top of this bridge but it does get very busy with people taking selfies. Never the less it is a good place to visit so tick this off your list... More 

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Durbanville, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

As we were staying in the Santa Croce, we often used this bridge. The bridge has a simple elegance, is arched and made of stone. Interesting views of the Grand Canal can be enjoyed when crossing it.

Thank georgestof
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

The Hapsburg rule (domination, really) bears responsibility for the iron bridge (1858) construction. Iron reacts with moisture and rusts. And so it did. In 1932, iron bridges were replaced (the Accademia became a wood bridge, which is still standing) and this bridge was transformed into a sparkly Istrian stone bridge, in a single span. Back when the Austrians built the... More 

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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Our first place to take photos upon stepping on Venetian soil. It is close to the station, to the left as you exit. With our plan to walk to Ponte Risk to from the Santa Lucia Station, it was a simple choice to cross through this bridge and start immediately experiencing the sights and sounds of Venice.

Thank Jydeoo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

One of the few bridges that cross the grand canal, by the railway station it gives access to the tiny streets that will take you to the Rialto bridge by foot (which is a great 20 minute ish walk). It has great views up and down the canal.

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