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Via Piella, Bologna, Italy
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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
Thank Flyngdtchmn
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
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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
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
Thank Doreta T
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Preparing to our trip to Bologna, I found on the Internet a photo that looked like Venice. I did not believe in the photograph, but the curiosity was stronger and I put it on schedule. Then, right in Bologna, we headed down Via dell Independenza...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Roman M
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Such a nice surprise! A window , just behind a local trattoria, opens to an old secret world! Bologna used to have canals, just like Venice! Use your google maps to find it, because some locals dont know where it is. Sometimes there is a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

Walking in Bologna, there is so much to see. We walked passed, it looks good, but not really photogenic. Other places are much better for Instagram.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 21 July 2018

On our first day out we went to find it on our way towards the city center. It's very interesting to find the Little Venice tucked away behind a small square window. Basically, it's a living picture. Worth the queue in front of it.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Madeline_K
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Not easy to find, you can get a look at part of Bologna's now-underground canals through a little square window on Via Piella just next to the Trattoria Biassanot. It really is worth a look if you're nearby.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 22 June 2018

After having lunch at the Trattoria Dal Biassanot, we went to look at one of Bologna’s best secrets on the Via Piella. Here you can take a peek through a small square window for a view of Bologna’s underground canals. Most people are not aware...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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