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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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Willemstad Sightseeing Tour

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This is pretty neat! Gorgeous at night when lit up!! There is free wifi on the otrabanda side!!! You can get great pictures of the colorful buildings on the Punda side from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is pretty neat! Gorgeous at night when lit up!! There is free wifi on the otrabanda side!!! You can get great pictures of the colorful buildings on the Punda side from the otrabanda side as well!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Must do place... just to cross from one side to the other. Or take a slow swing ride if a ship comes through

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed walking across the pontoon bridge and watching it open and close for ships. It is unique and is wonderfully lighted at night

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Vilvoorde, Belgium
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

have a nice walk over the bridge, it is a unique experience! especially when they partially open it and you are on it...

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

It is a unique bridge- I do not think that you can see this kind of bridge anywhere in the world. The whole bridge is floating on several boats and at one one end it has to outboard motors, while the other end is able to swing around a stand. I wish I could post a video on Tripadvisor to... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

we crossed the bridge then they opened it to let a tanker go by it was a nice experience and the colorful houses are very nice to see

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

It might have been fun to walk across that appealingthe inlet (apparently there are no rivers in Curacao), but for the whole week we were there, it wasn't in operation. It was tied up on the far bank, the side away from Willemstad. We had to make the crossing by ferry, not that appealing. Curious to know how it's moved... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

A unique experience to cross this bridge between Punda and Otrobanda. The view of the colorful buildings on one side and the fort on the other side is quite beautiful, and the sensation of the moving bridge adds to the uniqueness of the experience. There is also the arches all throughout the bridge. All in all a very good walk... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This bridge is unique in the world. On the bridge, you have beautiful views to the skyline of Willemstad (the magnificent buildings on the "Handelskade"). Sometimes the trip to the other side is a bith wobly because of the wind but definitly worth while. Try to be on the bridge when it turns and is disconnected from the shore.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

old incredible bridge, now with lights. it's like a boat, and it's a pedestrian bridge from punda to otrabanda, pretty interesting. Moves to allow big ships to pass. A sight of Curaçao Island

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