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Poorly designed.

The bridge is a sweeping modern design - completely out of character for Venice. But more than... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Owings Mills, Maryland
Cross on the central concrete area!

This relatively new bridge crosses the Grande Canal and links Piazzale Roma (bus and land taxi... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Kathy M
Codicote, United Kingdom
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Piazzale Roma, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rate this bridge "terrible" not because it is ugly but because the design is terrible for people going down either slope - our disaster happened when we were walking down to the bus area, but I assume it is just as bad the other...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worst bridge ever! Be very very careful. My mum broke her foot walking down it as the steps come out of nowhere and look flat and blend in with bridge. Holiday ruined as now need to go for surgery.

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Reviewed 29 September 2018

This relatively new bridge crosses the Grande Canal and links Piazzale Roma (bus and land taxi station etc) on one side of the Grand Canal with the Railway station area on the other. A modern design, made in part in glass (although with a concrete...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 7 September 2018 via mobile

This is the first major bridge we will come across when you arrive in Venice. Sleek and modern looking, it really is different than all other structures in Venice. A lot of people are against it but it personally like this bridge. I think of...More

Thank Lapyang Joseph L
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The bridge is a sweeping modern design - completely out of character for Venice. But more than that, much of its surface is glass panels that become dangerously slippery when wet.

Thank Bob_Cruiser
Reviewed 12 July 2018

according to the locals, this bridge never works, as the glass base gets cracked a lot due to people with suitcases going over them and also heavy goods causing the damage. also when it gets wet or cold, it becomes very slippery as I have...More

Thank baizh0uc
Reviewed 24 June 2018

let's say it was interesting because everything is old around that bridge but it is the new thing and not look bad. the best area for taking picture canal.

Thank first1one
Reviewed 28 May 2018

One of only four bridges that cross the Grand Canal it connects, Piazzle Roma with sestiere Cannaregio near Stazione Santa Lucia. This is a great place to take photos of the Grand Canal and Piazzle Roma.

Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 25 March 2018

A pleasure to walk over, a breath of modernism much needed in sometimes stuffy Venice. Lovely at night, beautifully lit !

Thank Maryanne37
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Designed to link the train station with the bus centre, features width to account for volume of travellers fails the accessibility test with steps on the inclines

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Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district)
when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring
cars and buses close to the center of Venice.
Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking
Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes
with energy from travelers and students. Historic
palaces and former industrial buildings house some
departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture
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