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Ponte D. Luis I

Address: Porto, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 69 Attractions in Porto
Type: Bridges, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built in 1886, this bridge links Porto and Gaia.
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Type: Bridges, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: Built in 1886, this bridge links Porto and Gaia.
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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

So, yes it's a bridge, but it's a cool bridge, it looks awesome at night - I am afraid of heights and it was kind of a thrill to walk across the top, it takes great pictures and basically creates the setting - there is some history to it as well - i.e. Eiffel ... So while I wouldn't usually... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Of course, thats a symbol of Porto, so obviously it's worth to visit. That's totally in the center of city, so that can be a meeting point for groups :)

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Lisbon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The most beautiful bridge of the several that cross the douro river, full of history and still relevant as a main connection between Porto and Gaia. Can take beautiful photos of it and from it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Let the magic work! Nice panoramic view over the whole city is a true centre of the city. You'll probably end here many times and every one of them will be worth it. My favourite ones were sunlit late afternoon, sunset and of course night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

When you think about Porto you know this bridge will give the hint to know where you are. Great experience to cross to the other river bank and look at Porto's house landscape and taste the Port wine. A must-go when visiting the city. Lots of restaurants and handcraft shops nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

The bridge itself is huge and very impressive. If you want to see a view from the bridge, it's probably best to be in a high vehicle like a bus (there are plastic barriers obscuring your view at walking level). At night, the view from the bridge isn't inspiring. Really lovely feature of the valley, though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

A certain point of attraction in Porto. It can be seen from many points. The image of the bridge remains at heart

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

The Ponte de Luiz I is a beautiful bridge. There are several bridges in Porto - this is the double bridge, which allows you to walk on both the top and bottom. On the bottom, pedestrians share the bridge with regular traffic (i.e., cars, buses, and other motor vehicles). On the top, walkers can walk alongside the tramway (and if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

D. Luis I bridge is one of the most important ones in Porto, and you can cross it either in the ground level, from Ribeira to Vila Nova de Gaia, either from the first level, which is near the Sé and leads you to Mosteiro da Serra do Pilar. When you're crossing from Porto to Gaia, you can see D.... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Feel like you are on top of world, in this case on top of Oporto :D Great view from top of bridge that let you have an wonderfull view of this city (sorry for my english)

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