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Onyar River

Girona, Spain
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Ranked #16 of 30 Attractions in Girona
Type: Bodies of Water
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Portland, Oregon
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103 reviews 103 reviews
12 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Beautiful view of colorful buildings perched above the river. Especially colorful in the late afternoon when the sun is shining on the buildings with a blue sky background. It makes the perfect photo

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Girona, Spain
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Main Girona river, Onyar, crosses the city and divides the old(and touristic) suburbs and the modern ones. Sometimes they make decorations, but more than the river, the beautiful places are the bridges(especially Pont de Pedra) and the houses in the shore.

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Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Very pretty river overlooked by a myriad of colourful houses. There are plenty of places to cross as they seem to like building bridges, one of which was apparently built by Eiffel himself. We were here at the end of July and there was plenty of water in the river, which contained some pretty big fish (the water runs very... More

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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193 attraction reviews
201 helpful votes 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

The river and her many bridges are very beautiful in the summer sun. A classical view one minute and then the drying washing from a myriad of people. Mooch and observe!

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

It's very beautiful river. Quiet and beautiful, colourful houses by the river. It's lovely to go. Stylish bridges.

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Ancona, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Perhaps when the Pyrenean snows melt after winter, the river becomes a wild, foaming torrent, but at the end of May it was only a shallow trickle, winding its way sluggishly between the beds of reeds. At the very end of the day it would shine in the setting sun like a ribbon of molten gold.

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Cardiff UK
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266 reviews 266 reviews
157 attraction reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The river was quite full with lots of wild life swimming around, Ducks with their babies and it looked as if there was plenty for them to eat in the water. With the colourful building either side made some lovely pictures.

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Nokia, Finland
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Beautiful scenery! Lots of walking bridges to cross from new parts to old town with restaurants, small alleys and cafeterias.

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Cape Town
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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

When we were there, the water was not there as it was not the season for it. So it looked nothing like the photos, as there was rather tiny ponds than a river. But got to understand that the water is not always that accessible, and needs to be utilized right

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London, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
32 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Runs through the city seperating the ancient & modern, with lovely multi-coloured housing hanging over the river

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