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Secrets of Bologna by INVIV0 Secrets of Bologna by INVIV0
I was really surprised when I saw the hidden canals in Bologna, Italy :)
Hope you enjoy

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rainbowmane123 Dec 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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Reno Canal

Past the bridge of the respiratory Malcontenti, Piella and Guglielmo Oberdan, the channel of the Rhine sharp turn to the left inn an internal light well, formerly included in the carmelite convent of San Martino. From this point the canal was called the Moline for the mills for grain distributed along its course, which continues through the streets Alessandrini and Capo of Lucca.

The channels since the XII in Bologna were used for food production and for navigation beyond the city walls. The economy of Bologna experienced a flourishing development over the centuries thanks to the many industries that used the hydraulic force of the general channels. The channel of Moline, who hails from Chiusa di Casalecchio fed mills, spinning silk, sawmills and hammers.

This is what is written on the sign of this channel. :) I hope I have translated well.
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:iconinviv0:
Thank you very very much :) For the wonderful info
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:iconralvymalvy:
Great, now I'll have to go there. 
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:icongeanera:
I like this one - I had no idea there are canals in Bologna!!!
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fireandrain97 Oct 30, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
My uncles live there, and when I went to visit them this July, they showed me that channel! Did you know that Bologna won a war with Venice? A NAVAL war! hahahaha Amazing, isn't it? 
Great photo! 
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:iconinviv0:
I just read your msg :) How come they make a naval war! Thats so crazy :D
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andromedeas Oct 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Very nice shot, I love it! Actually, the hidden canals are one of the "Bologna's seven secrets" :la: 

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BlackHeresy Oct 27, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Bologna??? I live near bologna and i have never see this! O_O
Cool shot in anyway, at the first thought i thinked was Venise! :)
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