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Garabit Viaduct

Garabit Viaduct, Ruynes-en-Margeride, France
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Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Cap d'Ail, France
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

In a beautiful place in the countryside over the lake you see this viaduct created by Gustave Eiffel in 1884 close by Les Anglards de St Flour. Should go to see this if you are in the area. The views of the viaduct and the surrounding area are just beautiful. Well worth it. If you have the time, you can... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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505 reviews 505 reviews
195 attraction reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

It's been on hit list of places to visit but didn't know where it was - the, should have done the research. However, by default Destiny was achieved - it's just off N75 twist Clermont and Millau! Follow the signs to View point and marvel! It's massive, very red, and so majestic. The N75 has more than it's fair share... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Built by Eiffel before he built the tower of the same name in Paris, France. Floodlight at night and stands out really well above the lake/barrage below. A railway viaduct still in use but only by a small number of local trains per day - we were unable to view a train crossing. I believe the viaduct is built of... More 

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