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Ponte de Chiodo

Fondamenta San Felice, 3749, Venice, Italy
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Just okay

Okay... Nothing special... Just a bridge to walk around... Small bridge... Good in the evening... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
via mobile
Nice little bridge - private property, apparently

Nice little bridge, marked with signs to say that it is private property but that doesn't seem to... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2016
David M
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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20 Nov 2016
“Nice little bridge - private property, apparently”
6 Nov 2016
“A bridge with no handrails”
Fondamenta San Felice, 3749, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Okay... Nothing special... Just a bridge to walk around... Small bridge... Good in the evening... Good for taking pictures.

Thank TraveKings
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Nice little bridge, marked with signs to say that it is private property but that doesn't seem to stop loads of people sitting on it for pictures they can upload to FaceBook! Interesting to see a bridge without handrails.

Thank David M
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We took a little detour to have a look at this bridge as it is 1 of 2 left in Venice with no handrail.

Thank Sarahc011
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Yep, an odd looking thing in this city of bridges. A little bridge that leads to someone's front door. It kind of hides behind another bridge as you approach it so you may think you have taken the wrong turning.

Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 6 April 2016

The Ponte Chiodo or the Nail Bridge is unique and typical of stone bridges that existed in the 1700, it is the only bridge in Venice that has no sides, other similar bridges had railings added over time. The name of the bridge comes from...More

Thank Raffiella11
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Ponte del Chiodo is one of the only two bridges left in Venice without a handrail and this thing can be very dangerous especially at night. Being located in the beautiful and quiet Cannaregio, the bridge blends perfectly with the architectural buildings around.

1  Thank menq
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

Strange to appreciate a small bridge in Venezia, especially when it apparently just leads to a private house. But it is without the railings and show how all bridges used to be in old days. Looks scary, but I guess it is easy to get...More

Thank einarse
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I wouldn't spend hours trying to find this as there are plenty of other things to see in Venice. Because at the end of the day, it is just a small bridge and you could be spending the time in St Marks Basilica!

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Very thin nice little bridge, you'll end up running into this bridge while exploring so you'll be sure to see it.

Thank Darren4566546
Reviewed 14 June 2015

If you wonder around the Cannaregio district then you may come across this bridge. It is unusual as it has no railings.

Thank Taxidevil
Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district)
with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many
transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying
areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand
for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal
bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution,
2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli
Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby
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