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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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It's an amazing piece of engineering and has a great view of both the north and south banks. It's around 17/18 kms long.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Sintra Municipality, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It's an amazing piece of engineering and has a great view of both the north and south banks. It's around 17/18 kms long.

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Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Vasco data a plaza is also a cheap place to shops d beautiful view for photographers. The little trains that take you around are another tourist experience to experience

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is an old jewel nearby Lisbon, at Dafundo. Take the trian and get out of it in Algés. Take a walk till Dafundo with the Tagus river in front of you. Then, just like a submarine, travel with thousand of fishes and other aquatic animals.

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is the largest bridge in Europe. We took this bridge on our way to the outlets and the Algarve. Very easy to drive on and the views are spectacular.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Driving over Vasco da Gama Bridge is quite an experience. You have to be on it to get the full idea of how big this piece of engineering is. The bridge spans 17 km over the shallow but wide river Tagus estuary.

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Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We crossed the bridge several times, going between Lisbon and Alcochete. It's very pretty at night, worth crossing over to watch the sunset over Lisbon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Longest bridge in Europe with 17 km and amazing views. It costs €2,65, cars. If you have the opportunity to cross it, go for it!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Rated as the longest bridge in Europe, it's a great opportunity to see Lisbon harbour, expo area from a different perspective

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Vasco da Cama is biggest bridge in Europe (length over 17km). The bridge is absolutely amazing! I think it is one of the must see sightseeing of city.

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Funchal, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon was built during the 1990's as part of the changing of that area for the 1998 Expo set in Lisbon. The bridge is an awesome piece of engineering, with great design, being one of the longest bridges in Europe. It runs across the Tagus River and seeing both banks of the River from... More 

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Address: Lisbon, Portugal
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon>  > Baixa

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