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Bixby Bridge

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Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA
Description: This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.

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Historical bridge, difficult to park near the bridge

Havinjg seen this bridge on on of the U.S stamps a few years ago I thought it only right to stop here and take a few photo's myself. The bridge itself isnt that big compared to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Havinjg seen this bridge on on of the U.S stamps a few years ago I thought it only right to stop here and take a few photo's myself. The bridge itself isnt that big compared to some that are being built more recently , however the bridge back in the day saved locals a massive detour to cross the gorge... More 

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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

If you drive on highway 1 you will see it, but is a matter of knowing what you see and then where to park. We drove over it while heading south on 1 towards Post Ranch, our destination. When we drove back towards San Francisco, we saw it and turned right onto a dirt road and parked for a view... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

The scenery here is breathtaking. Bixby Bridge is an amazing architectual fete, but the surrounding views are even more breathtaking.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This stretch of highway and this bridge in particular is the most popular filming location for car commercials. It was great to see it in person. We only stopped for about 10 minutes, but that's all you need in my opinion.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is the iconic bridge of the PCH. Its a great picture to have to remember your trip. Its also built in the 1920s which is pretty impressive once you see it from a history perspective. Worth adding to the itinerary.

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mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

You cant miss Bixby Bridge, its one of the locations you have to halt. Very beatiful, nice view of the Pacific & mountains on the other. The only point when ever you are driving to Big Sur make sure your tank is full, Gas is not available on highway & the one at Big sur is expensive.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Not sure why everyone is losing their minds over this bridge. Historic, yes. Pretty, yes. Amaze-balls, blow-your-mind?....not really. Don't get me wrong, it's beautiful, just don't plan your entire trip around this landmark.

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Monterey, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

There is a nice view but just like every other bridge to me. If you are not from around here then i would stop at least just for a picture or take one while driving on the bridge.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Very pretty bridge, worth a quick stop for a photo. Typically lots of people here so a little easier if you approach from the north as it is easier to park on the west side of the road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It's a good looking, classic bridge. Make sure to stop on the drive and grab a few photos. Key spot: take a look at it from the canyon side instead of the coast side - great view of the bridge looking back out to the ocean instead of from the ocean to the canyon / hills.

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