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Ponte dell'Accademia, Venice

Categories: Bridges, Tourist Spots
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Cross the Grand Canal on Ponte dell'Accademia, one of four bridges to cross the span of water on the southern end. The crossing connects the sestieres, or city subdivisions, of Dorsoduro and San Marco. When you go, look for the “lovers’ locks,” or the padlocks engraved with couples’ names and locked onto the railings. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ponte dell'Accademia by using our Venice vacation trip planner.
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  • Interesting that this is only a temporary bridge, replacing a metal monstrosity by some English geezer. Great views of the Grand Canal from the top and wonderful to view when going underneath by boat....  read more »
  • This is the bridge on the Grand Canal. Unlike other bridges being framed on the bridge itself will be fine, but above all the views from the top of the bridge. It was the Venetian.
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  • The wooden Accademia bridge was built in 1932 as a temporary structure to replace a 19th century iron bridge and by popular demand it has stayed. Nice to see going underneath by boat. Stop is called A...  read more »
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