It is 3.8 km (2.4 mi) long, and 30 to 90 m (98 to 295 ft) wide, with an average depth of 5 metres (16 feet). The banks of the Grand Canal are lined with more than 170 buildings, most of which date from the 13th to the 18th century, and demonstrate the welfare and art created by the Republic of Venice.
Grand Canal, Italian Canale Grande, main waterway of Venice, Italy, following a natural channel that traces a reverse-S course from San Marco Basilica to Santa Chiara Church and divides the city into two parts. Venice: Grand Canal
The Grand Canal is the largest and most famous canal in Venice. It is nearly four kilometres long and separates one half of Venice from the other. The most characteristic aspects of Venice are the beautiful canals that run through every corner of the city as if streets.
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5. Ponte dell'Accademia and the Academy of Fine Arts. Ponte dell'Accademia. For centuries, Ponte di Rialto was the only bridge over the Grand Canal, until in 1854, the Austrians who had occupied Venice since 1815 erected a small iron bridge connecting San Marco to Dorsoduro.
As the main street in Venice, the Grand Canal is often considered the most romantic, the most fascinating, and the most intriguing street in the world. This ancient waterway winds a leisurely S-shaped path from the Saint Mark Basin for slightly over two miles and ends in a lagoon not far from the Santa Lucia railway station.