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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
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Swings wide many times daily to allow access to one of the busiest ports in...

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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Fascinating bridge

This bridge sways away for ships, then swings back to allow pedestrians to walk across the bay. When the bridge is closed, a ferry service takes people to the other side. Its a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Miranda C
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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

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Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This bridge sways away for ships, then swings back to allow pedestrians to walk across the bay. When the bridge is closed, a ferry service takes people to the other side. Its a very unique bridge and fascinating to watch in action.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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66 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Do not just walk through the bridge (nice wavy walk) but be sure to wait to see how it is being moved

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New York City, New York
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69 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a real neat x-perience to walk from one side of the island over the bridge. This is a MUST see!

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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

When going to Punda, make sure you walk by this bridge, which opens frequently, often swinging while people are still on it. Super cool to see and walk over!

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Caracas, Venezuela
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64 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This brige is actually floating in the water, it´s a very cool way to cross to from Punda to Otrabanda and viceversa. At night, it lights with a bunch of arcs with different colors that makes it look pretty nice. You have various cafes that if you stay at night and have some luck you´ll see how they open the... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very unique experience...walking across a pontoon bridge built in 1881. We didn't know about this and missed it our first trip downtown. It was open for ships to come in and it closes up against the sea wall. We went back just to cross the bridge and it was worth it. We even got to see it open for... More 

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New Windsor, New York
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I never saw an actual bridge move for an oncoming boat!!! It was an awesome thing to witness. I did not get to "ride" it as it moved, but watching was just as much fun.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is how you cross from one part of the city to the other side, unless it has been opened and then you take the ferry. A very pretty way to see the city!

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Bronx, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I enjoyed walking on the swing bridge although it was a little scary. We went over to shop on the other side, came back and the bridge was gone, did not worry to much because we had our chartered bus. beautiful place. We bought lots of tee shirts and lots of gouda cheese, wish we had bought more. We stand... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This bridge is the most marvelous piece of architecture I have ever met, and I fully and freely confess to being the weirdo who spent several days just standing there on the bridge for hours at a time, staring at the town and the water, riding back and forth as the bridge opened and closed for boats and ships to... More 

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