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Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge

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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Swings wide many times daily to allow access to one of the busiest ports...
Swings wide many times daily to allow access to one of the busiest ports in the world. It also separates the two halves of the city.
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Picture perfect

It is exactly like the pictures...except you are there. Bring your camera, and click away. I didn't get to go at night but I'm sure that is even more fun!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

It is exactly like the pictures...except you are there. Bring your camera, and click away. I didn't get to go at night but I'm sure that is even more fun!

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Chicago
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

The highlight of a trip to Williamstad is to walk across the floating bridge. It was fun to see the bridge open and close, but one has to be careful because one could get stuck on the bridge for some time. This bridge connects the two parts of Williamstad.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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77 reviews 77 reviews
17 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Nice special bridge. A bit wobbly. And it goes regularly open. The real beauty comes when a cruise ship comes through it. Majestic! Also the view on the overgoing bridge is beautiful. We went here with newyearseve and there were some nice fireworks.

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Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

The bridge moves so that the boats can go through the bay. It's a nice experience. Many people try to stay on the bridge when it's moving.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

It is one of the main attractions and holds a history and heritage. A must to take the time and ride the bridge.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

This was/is a floating bridge across the bay in Willemstad. It was fun to walk and gives one a great place to take the iconic photo of Willemstad.

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Tacoma, WA
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This bridge is a pedestrian link between two sides of the city. It is near the entrance to the central deep water harbor so cruise ships, container ships and smaller vessels pass through this every day. Each time a ship needs to enter the pontoon bridge swings open. It's OK if people are on it, you just ride it until... More 

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Brantford
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

You can't leave this island without the experience of this bridge. Learning about the history on this bridge is really interesting

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Hudson, Ohio
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Amazing bridge - it is wonderful to see it swing open and close ! Great place to snap photos of picturesque Willemstad.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We loved it whenever it opened and closed. It is something to see. We enjoyed it several times during our day spent around it. Crossed many times for fun. Very nicely colourful lit lights at nights. Enjoyed it very much.

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