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Address: Porto, Portugal
Description: Built in 1886, this bridge links Porto and Gaia.
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Gorgeous bridge

It is an emblematic symbol of the Oporto city, you can walk in the bridge top side by side with the metropolitan and see the stunning view above the douro river! Next the bridge... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

It is an emblematic symbol of the Oporto city, you can walk in the bridge top side by side with the metropolitan and see the stunning view above the douro river! Next the bridge you will see the ribeira area.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Ponte Luis is a magnificent and skilfully engineered bridge spanning the Douro at the Ribeira district and has an imposing, industrial beauty to it and affords spectacular views of the city as the River meanders below to the Atlantic. The bridge itself resembles a leg of the Eiffel tower! There's 2 levels that you can cross as pedestrians, the lower... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

After a river trip we crossed on the narrow lower level across to the Port district on our way to wine tasting at Fererrias . Loads of places to have a snack! Bridge is narrow, so take care not to be squashed by a tour bus! Views over river are excellent. Later on we re-crossed the bridge and went up... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

If you don't like heights don't even think about it - we walked the lower level round to Gaia and the gondola to the top, walked back across to level and then up the slope ,turn right,get on the funicular and too Oeters Bar ( Sperm Whale ) fir drinks Brilliant

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Impressive bridge you can walk on and enjoy a great overview of boat, the river and the city of Porto

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

During our two day visit to Porto, we crossed the Ponte D Luis several times on foot and on a tour bus. Views are breathtaking from the bridge's upper deck, no matter which direction you're looking. Sunset photos are phenomenal from this vantage point. The top level is for pedestrians AND the Porto Metro train river crossing. Interesting combination -... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Very beautiful bridge overlooking the city , the Ribeira area with night life and The Villa Gaia area with the wine storages. It reminded me of the Eiffel tower, it has two levels and we crossed the lower one but both of them are vary nice indeed! Get pictures to the city with nice view!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

Téophile Seyrig, the guy who engineered the Eiffel tower, engineered this bridge. Just standing there, admiring the entire structure is enough to keep you in awe. Walking across the bridge is a funner way to cross the city of Porto to the Gaia where you can visit the wine caves.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Avoid the subway trains at all cost but enjoy the views of Porto from this bridge. An absolutely wonderful experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

There are lovely, romantic views during day and night. It is worth of walking on the upper level and lower. Take a selfie pole:)

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