Ponte dell'Accademia, Venice

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Bridge · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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. Use our Venice trip itinerary builder website to add Ponte dell'Accademia and other attractions to your Venice vacation plans.
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  • The fourth bridge over the Canal Grande is a wooden bridge. It is interesting to watch it, when passing it by a boat. But as it is not so crowded like the other bridges over Canal Grande, it a good...  more »
  • The Academy Bridge or Italian Ponte dell Accademia is one of the four bridges that bridge the Grand Canal in beautiful Venice. The rich history of the construction of this bridge makes it extremely...  more »
  • This was for me the best view in all of Venice and I literally could have spent hours just sitting here and watching the city go by around me. When we went there were not many tourists and we had a chunk of the bridge to ourselves. It was absolutely stunning and will be for me the picture in my head in when I think back to what Venice looks like.
  • Beautiful city! Get your glad rags on and snap snap snap. You'd be silly not to get tons of photos. And If you're me and have a brilliant mister to take photos of you then lucky You! ;). Beautiful in the summer( be ready to walk lots FYI)

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