The Grand Canal of Venice

The Grand Canal of Venice

The Grand Canal of Venice is the most important waterway of the city and effectively splits the city into two sides.  It is also known as “Canal Grande” (Italian), “Canal Grando” (Venetian) and “Canalasso” (Historical). Viewed from a map or satellite view, the Grand...

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Bridges of the Grand Canal

Bridges of the Grand Canal

Bridges of the Grand Canal. The Grand Canal has only four bridges along its entire length: the Ponte degli Scalzi, the Ponte dell’ Accademia, the Ponte di Costituzione and the Ponti di Rialto.    1. PONTE DEGLI SCALZI (Bridge of the Barefoot or Discalced...

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