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Puente Bizkaia

Address: C/ Barria, N 3 - Bajo 48.930 | Bilbao, 48930, Spain
Phone Number: 94 480 10 12
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Bridges, Sights & Landmarks

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Porec, Croatia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

This is the first suspension bridge in the world, or pendent ferry, becouse people and vehicles entering in the cabin, which is pendent on the cables transferred to the other side of the river. It is posible to cross the bridge on the walk, using elevator, but cost 7€. Using the cabin cost only 35 cents pro person..

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Dundee, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Great value - cross a world heritage designation bridge for less than a Euro or walk over the high gantry via the lift for seven euro. See the old town at portugalete then stroll over to the beach at Getcho. A day that will be remembered for a long time.

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

This transporter bridge is of historical interest and well worth a trip across the river. it's only 35cents and if you engage with local people they are very proud to tell you all about it .We weren't sure how to buy the ticket from the machine and about five people offered to help us. I can't think of many large... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This century old bridge is always fun to watch and travel on (by foot, bicycle or car). You will have to travel far to find one like it.

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132 reviews 132 reviews
38 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We visited here previously a few years ago and were here again in September with friends so we visited the bridge again. The view from the top alone is a good reason to go. We hadn't realised on our last visit that your ticket also entitles you to a free return trip in the gondola across the river. We decided... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014 via mobile

This world heritage site comes at the end of the Bilboat cruise but those with an interest in engineering may like to take a better look and even a ride. Said to be only seven such bridges left in the world, this is said to be the first of its kind. Certainly not something that we are ever likely to... More 

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Cold Lake, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
22 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This bridge was pretty cool. At first I didn't get what the fuss was about, and I think my husband thought I'd gone blind, but then I realized that the reason it is cool, is because it's kind of a hanging car that brings people across instead of the typical bridge that you physically walk or drive across. The fare... More 

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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We didnt have much time an parking in that area can take edges so we left the car in a parking next to the bridge (not expensive). Elevator!! Take the elevator and go walking over!! It was great, but also very hot. Better to visit when it is not so sunny.

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We parked near the bridge (reasonable tariff) and travelled over to getxo just for the trip but found that getxo has a nice prom and small beach so we stopped for a swim and relax before walking back over the top of the bridge, yikes, for a spectacular view. We went up into town just to use the outdoor escalators... More 

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Rijeka, Croatia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If You want to see this bridge in suburb of Bilbao You must take a 45 minutes ride by train or metro. You will pass through old industrial and harbour neighbourhood and come in a beautiful small place Portugalete. The pearl is strange bridge with cabin made for passing old ships with tall sails. There is also a Maritime musem... More 

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