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Ponte D. Luis I

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Address: Porto, Portugal
Description: Built in 1886, this bridge links Porto and Gaia.
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absolutely stunning architecture. beautiful surroundings just mesmerising. leading from villa de gaia into porto. get the train across or get a cable car to the top

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

absolutely stunning architecture. beautiful surroundings just mesmerising. leading from villa de gaia into porto. get the train across or get a cable car to the top

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Walk over the top level where the metro runs. The bridge is beautiful and the views are spectacular.

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Itzehoe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

The first day we were just down by the river and crossed the lower level with the street, but the next day we were up on the top level and the view is just amazing!!

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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Lots of bars riverside and lots of side streets to walk around. Great views at night on top of the bridge and road level

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

The fact that the upper part of the bridge only services the metro line means that it's very often empty and you're able to walk to either side as you please for great views of the city and the river.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Excellent sight. Amazing construction. Down underneath the bridge towards the west is one of the best places for a drink there is, with some bars having couches right on the water.

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Lisboa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Very beautiful metal arch bridge, but needs some repairs. You can cross it by foot, either through the lower or the upper decks. A suggestion is to cross it first from Porto to Gaia through the lower platform, and in Gaia take the aerial lift of the cable car to the top, to cross it back to Porto through the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Oporto it' s one of the most exciting small towns in Europe! Six bridges cross Douro river, bordered by medieval atmosphere. And of course is the place where Port wine is aging at the cellars

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A great view near one of the 6 Douro river bridges in Porto. If you can, go from monday to friday, it's more quiet.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

It was a really nice walk from Porto do Vila Nova de Gaia city. The view is lovely. From there you have a nice view of Porto, Douro river and Vila Nova de Gaia. A must see. The bridge itself is wonderfully made.

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