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Ponte D. Luis I

Porto, Portugal
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Ranked #1 of 65 attractions in Porto
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Type: Bridges
Description: Built in 1886, this bridge links Porto and Gaia.
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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Walk across the top of this bridge for excellent views and a bit of excitement as the Metro trains pass and you cling to the not particularly high railings.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Portugal is one of places You must to visit. Porto is one of place you must to visit. Place is full of churches, wine tasting places and nice river cruises. I would come back here since I got best time in this city!

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Montebello, NY
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

If you like mechanical things you will like the bridge. It has an interesting story of the competition between Eiffel and his ex-partner as told by our guide Eugénia of Porto free walking tour (recommended).

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California City, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

One of six bridges over the river Douro. Very beautiful. Walk across the upper level and take some great pictures.

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Santa Comba Dao, Portugal
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101 reviews 101 reviews
59 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

The Ponte Don Luis I. Leaving the San Francisco Church, go left and turn right into the first street on the right who will lead you to the border of the “Douro River” Here you have the kiosk who sell boat ticket, the tour on the river takes about 50 minutes and let you see the “Six Bridges” over the... More

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London
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17 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

great to have a walk over this impressive bridge - catch the funicular or walk from the cathedral and the views are lovely!

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Sarasota, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

A must see when you are in Porto. The view is spectacular! Wonderful weather with a nice breeze while in the hot sun while walking across the bridge. Took the Gondola ride down the other side of the bridge...It was a quick trip down to the river level and led us to a street festival. Fun to take in the... More

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I surely is impressive, however I do no think that it is harmonically matches with the city of Porto. It provides a very nice panoramic view of the city of Porto.

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Essex England
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Narrow but safe to stroll alongside traffic while taking in the view. Try heading uphill on the other side and walking back along the very top level alongside the Metro.

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Teramo
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63 reviews 63 reviews
3 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Nice old steel bridge with an upper pathway for trains and a lower one for car and pedestrian. Very nice to see.

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