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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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how nice to walk

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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Vilvoorde, Belgium
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Vilvoorde, Belgium
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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 NEW

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 NEW

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 NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Cute and interesting. It offers one of the best views of the waterfront in Curaçao. A must-see is the moment when the bridge gets disconnected from the shore to allows big boats to cross the channel

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Warren, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

On our first visit to Curocao we visited friends who live there. They told us they wouldn't except us NOT visiting the bridge. The experience was more than expected. The view from either side is like a tropical painting due to the pastel colors of the buildings. We ate lunch along the water as the bridge opened and closed. Lovely!

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Webster, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The most unique bridge I ever crossed. When in Willemstad, don't miss and opportunity to walk across the pontoon bridge (Queen Emma Bridge). It's really cool to get on it just before it swings open for a boat to pass as you can stay on it while it swings open and them closes. Just be sure you aren't in a... More 

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