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Via Piella, Bologna, Italy
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This little window into whet were once open canals of Bologna is an interesting view on what was considered a prized possession of the city and key to the silk production. From what our guide told us, there are still some basements along the canals...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 19 August 2019

If a ribbon hatted Gondolier in a black rocking rowboat is your ‘thing’; go to Venice; but if you are in Bologna, there are some other notable and stunning canals to seek out, and no goldoliars to rip you off. Bologna’s canals are mostly hidden...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank KentishPilgrim
Reviewed 16 July 2019

This little random window over the hidden canals of Bologna is a must see, and it only really takes a second. If you are walking around the area, make sure you check it out!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Marla7
Reviewed 25 June 2019

This is a picturesque spot for sure, though possibly not worth going out of your way for. There was scaffolding on one side of the canal which I could have acceptedbut by far the worst was all the scruffy graffiti around it. Surely it could...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 6 May 2019 via mobile

Stop by if you’re in the area for a cute little view of some of the ancient canals of Bologna but don’t worry if you miss it

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank Julianna M
Reviewed 15 April 2019 via mobile

I was having big expectations while reading the comments like little Venice. But as of April 2019, no water in the channel. Do not loose time for searching for the exact location like I did.

Date of experience: April 2019
2  Thank ascella7
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Finestrella di Via Piella is located on Via Piella, a window opening to one of the hidden canals in Bologna, Canale delle Moline. You will easily find the place once you are on the street, because depending on the time of the day there are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

We spent some time finding this place and were very disappointed when we did- as there was no water! After rain it must be amazing to view this hidden world through a little window but as it was it just looked like a slightly dirty...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank AlexSwallow
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Oh dear, no water in the canal. We stumbled upon this by chance. It would be charming with water. Glad i saw it.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank coconutugly
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Nice romantic surprise at the heart of Bologna. Feel free to lock your love. The hidden finestrella gives the chance for great fun and nice photographs.

Date of experience: August 2018
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