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Ponte Rion Antirion

Patras, Greece
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Ranked #1 of 9 attractions in Patras
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges
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Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

Great bridge especially some nights when is full of lights. But it has really expensive tolls(13.9), this is unacceptable! It is better to go by ferry (6€)!

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Patras, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Pont Rio - Antirio is one of the most beautiful bridges in the world to walk or bicycle The view from the bridge is awesome, but the toll is 2 expensive ! This is the reason why so many people are using the ferries.

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ness ziona
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We are a family of 5. Our car from hertz didn't have ferry insurance so we split two kids went with me on the ferry- free if you don't have a car with you. My husband paid 13 euro and crossed the bridge with one of our daughters. If you ask me we got the better deal, but both parties... More

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Greece
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

great addution , desperately needed in this region ,way too expensive that is why people are going back to the ferries. The tolls should be cut in half!!!

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Innsbruck, Austria
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97 reviews 97 reviews
68 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Take a ferry which is going from under the bridge over the water. It is cheaper and If you are photographer or not, you will make stunning pictures. CCheck the weather when you go!

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Lake Elmo, Minnesota
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170 reviews 170 reviews
91 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This fantastic feat of graceful engineering welcomes the eye. The toll, though, is rather high at 13.20 Euro one way.

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Patras, Greece
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Beautiful to see, awesome to walk along, astonishing when you find out what is hiding underwater!! Whether someone is interested in modern engineering or not, learning about the methods used in order to have this bridge constructed is fascinating! Imagine the challenges and risks involved as the bridge had to be "planted" on a bedsea constantly moving due to earthquakes... More

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Patras, Greece
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

One of the most beautiful attractions in the area. The longest cable bridge in the world. It takes just a few minutes to cross it by car whereas the alternative of taking the ferry-boat might take longer than 45 minutes.

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Athens, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Very important point. The fantastic bridge joint the Peloponisos with central Greece. In the are of Rio there are restaurants and taverns ,you can eat a fresh fish and tasty souvlaki The view is amazing with view of Patraikos

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Patras, Greece
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Everything I'm crossing Rio Antirion Bringe it’s like the first time I did it. It so magic the feeling that you are in the middle of the sea and you are have this extremely unique view. You have the choice to drive and cross it by your car. For the romantic I recommend to walk or to go with their... More

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