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Windows to 'Little Venice'

A peek at an aquatic past

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Windows to 'Little Venice'

Perhaps unique in the world!

Bologna may be located well inland, but back in the day it was known as Piccola Venezia (Little Venice) because it has several canals, built during the 12th century to transport goods faster than they could be transported through the narrow, clogged medieval streets. As the city grew, though, these channels were largely relegated to the underground and became sewers. One, though, is still visible via little windows (dubbed la finestrella) on Via Oberdan, Via Malcontenti and Via Piella. Very cool indeed!



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