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Vasco da Gama Bridge

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Address: Lisbon, Portugal
Description: Named after the famous 15th-century explorer, Vasco da Gama, this immense...
Named after the famous 15th-century explorer, Vasco da Gama, this immense cable-stayed bridge across the Tagus River is eleven miles long, and punctuated with more than seven miles of bridges and viaducts.
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very impressive bridge

take the eggs gong from the oceanograph to the Vasco de Gama building and you will have a fantastic view on that bridge crossing the taje river for few kilometers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

take the eggs gong from the oceanograph to the Vasco de Gama building and you will have a fantastic view on that bridge crossing the taje river for few kilometers.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

It's a long pretty bridge. You drive over it. It is not a 'Things to do' in Lisbon unless you are really desperate.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Our entrance to Lisbon was via this bridge. We were like kids on christmas morning, our eyes kit up, everyone saying woooow. Absolutely beautiful way to enter such a fantastic city. Elegant yet vibrant. Cant wait to go back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

A famous bridge among the locals for different reasons, but this bridge is definitely an engineering achievement! If you wanna watch it and take some good pictures, on the northern margin of it there is a pedestrian road for 2 km you can walk and impress yourself with the view of this landmark!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

The awesome thing about this bridge is definitely it's length, however architecturally it's nothing really special. If you are in the area there is no way to miss it!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Travelling over to the south side of the river for a day of travelling and a visit to 2 wineries was fabulous. Awesome view of the country side and Lisbon.

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We took our car and had a tour of 2 bridges. It was nice and the view was excellent. Huge investment this bridge.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful view. I took a taxi over to the statue and a boat back to the other side. That was a perfect solution. Got to see the bridge with a car and admire it in a sun set from the boat! Try both.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

If you're visiting Parque das Nações neighborhood walk along the river all the way to the bridge just to admire it and the surrounding green areas. It is a very pleasant scenery. If you have an excuse to go to the other side, the views of the river/city are nice on the car ride. It is more of a "scenic"... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Wow, once you see this, you've seen San Francisco's Golden Gate! Although it's a miniature version - it truly feels like you're on the coast of San Francisco when visiting the bridge - beautiful views from the shores and a must visit!

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