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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
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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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Must see pontoon bridge in centre of Curacao. Bridge opens regularly, which is impressive to experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Must see pontoon bridge in centre of Curacao. Bridge opens regularly, which is impressive to experience.

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Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I spent a few hours there and enjoyed it. Its a good place to pick up some souvenirs and take some beautiful photos. Only downside is that you have to pay to use the restrooms.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Cute little floating bridge that connects to Punda. However, one night when wanting to return to our hotel on the other side at about 2am, the bridge was opened for on passing ships. Bridge stayed opened for 1hr, at times when there were no water traffic for 20 mins. Quite an inconvenience since this was the only closest option of... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We were sitting in a restaurant on the otrabunda side trying to figure out how to get across the water when low and behold a bridge appeared.

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Petaluma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Fun bridge, especially when it swings open for traffic, very scenic. Also a good way to cross from one side of harbor to other

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

The floating bridge is a very innovative and great idea. When the bridge is closed you can take a free nearby ferry from Punda to Otrobanda and vice versa so you will never have to wait too long to cross. I crossed the bridge when it was busy and quite windy, it was funny to see people bobbing up and... More 

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

A group of my friends did a trip to Curacao and ventured into Willemstad on our last day. We loved watching the bridge open and close for the ships going in and out of the harbor. We had lunch on the waterfront and there was quite a few boats entering and leaving so we had a chance to view the... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Something to see alright, walk across is cool. Not much more to say.we liked it and recommend it to be seen.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

You can definitely feel the water moving beneath you as you walk across. If you get stuck on Otrobanda because the bridge has opened for water traffic, look for the ferry in front of Gouverneur Restaurant & Café. It's free and takes less than 10 minutes to cross back to Punda.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Bridge floats over the water, makes for a fun crossing! Get some Funchie and other Dutch treats on the Otro Banda side at the entrance of the bridge and watch the opening/closing of the bridge to let boats pass. Bridge is colorfully light at night.

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