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Accademia Bridge


The Accademia Bridge was first built in steel in 1854. The current wooden structure was built as a temporary replacement but a lack of consensus on what would replace it means that it is still there. There have been several fires on the bridge recently giving more urgency to the discussions.


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photo Tip by Chris Haines on Sunday the 1 of March, 2015 at 12:13 am
Incredible scenic views from this bridge. Less busy than the Rialto and you can see impressive architecture up along the canal here.

photo Tip by Amit Gaharwar on Saturday the 27 of May, 2017 at 5:37 pm
All the photos of boats in grande canal with Santa Maria basilica in background are probably taken from here. Vantage point for the most scenic views in Venice.

photo Tip by Murat on Saturday the 11 of June, 2016 at 10:40 am
One of the nicest bridges in the city between two so touristic neighbourhoods. Great spot for photo taking both direction. Nice to spend some time to watch people.

photo Tip by Salvatore De Carmine on Tuesday the 23 of June, 2015 at 12:19 pm
A very big bridge you'll find yourself crossing many times. The view from the top is a beauty as well as the bridge itself.

photo Tip by Petri Aukia on Wednesday the 27 of July, 2016 at 5:04 pm
My favorite bridge in the world. Excellent view, love the temporary nature and great memories.

photo Tip by Svetlana Svetova on Monday the 17 of August, 2015 at 10:12 am
It's crowded like hell, but the views are really nice. Resist, soon you can get lost in small streets on either side ))

photo Tip by Arte Laguna Prize Arsenale Venice on Wednesday the 20 of March, 2013 at 2:46 pm
Have a walk to the Arsenale: Arte Laguna Prize contemporary art exhibition on view through March 31st! | Opere finaliste del Premio Arte Laguna in mostra fino al 31 marzo!

photo Tip by Kathy Liu on Tuesday the 12 of March, 2019 at 11:15 am
Really beautiful view of Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute Church from here at sunset.

photo Tip by Emily Heyward on Saturday the 2 of May, 2015 at 10:18 pm
Beautiful wooden bridge with gorgeous views. Watch out for the selfie stick salesmen!

photo Tip by Hamilton Fortuna Bautista on Wednesday the 30 of August, 2017 at 5:44 pm
I like the view here a lot more than at the Rialto bridge. You'll see why.

photo Tip by Oliver Shreeve on Saturday the 28 of February, 2015 at 11:39 pm
Better place for a photo than Rialto bridge, less busy path to travel to San Polo too

photo Tip by Ben Baron on Friday the 5 of September, 2014 at 3:39 pm
Amazing views of the canal, the Guggenheim, and the Basilica di Santa Maria.

photo Tip by I Am Ti on Thursday the 30 of November, 2017 at 2:39 pm
I call it the lovers bridge.. come with your other half and put your bud lock there

photo Tip by Daron Yondem on Tuesday the 28 of February, 2017 at 11:24 am
If you are a photographer like me don't even try long exposure, the bridge is wooden and moves a lot. Night photography is a joke as well, none of the buildings around are lit.

photo Tip by Agnes Zheng on Monday the 20 of May, 2019 at 7:33 am
Very beautiful red structure, one of the nicest bridges in Venice.

photo Tip by Ece on Tuesday the 8 of March, 2016 at 5:27 am
If you want to take some photos, this is the point😎

photo Tip by Daisy on Sunday the 9 of September, 2018 at 4:41 pm
Wooden bridge, great view, take pictures

photo Tip by Ann Marie on Thursday the 5 of May, 2011 at 9:04 am
There are only 3 bridges across the Grand Canal, each is unique, there are toilets under the steps. People have been putting padlocks on the bridge.

photo Tip by Visit Venezia on Tuesday the 13 of March, 2012 at 10:49 pm
Enjoy this unique view on Canal Grande! Toilets available nearby.

photo Tip by Michael Smith on Saturday the 1 of September, 2012 at 6:59 pm
One of my favorite views in Venice. It never disappoints!



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