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Bixby Bridge

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

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Iconic vista

This is an iconic vista that is captured on postcards and tourist magnets. Most amateur photographers try to match the scees that professional photographers spend hours trying to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This is an iconic vista that is captured on postcards and tourist magnets. Most amateur photographers try to match the scees that professional photographers spend hours trying to capture.

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

You've seen it in the movies and on TV. I've rode it twice on my bicycle and many times by car. It's one of the iconic architectural spots on Highway One. You really don't visit it, you see it when you pass over it on Highway One.

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San Jose, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Very historical. Come early so that there is not too much crowd since the only parking is street. Magnificent all around.

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Just a quick stop for photos and a spectacular view of the bridge and big sur in the backround. I recommend it as a stop for anyone traveling on PCH between San Simieon and Monterey.

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Simi Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Fantastic for photo ops! I park just north of the bridge and cross road for a great vantage point. Just don't go too close to the edge as there is no rail.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I would definitely stop here again for the scenic views! However, we did witness a car accident while taking pictures here because people speed on the windy roads! Parking is hard to navigate because there are few spaces and a lot of visitors and congestion.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Once you see, you know that you've seen it before. The bridge, apparently the Bixby Bridge, with the see and cliffs in the background. So everyone - and so did we - makes a 1 minute stop, take the camera, click and go.

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Isa Town, Bahrain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

One of the best scenery views i have ever experienced in my life. Th bridge and the mountains and the ocean Oh what a view it was. A memory that wont be forgotten. STUNNING STUNNING STUNNING

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The views from this spot are truly awesome! The entire drive is worth the trip. Be careful of the tourist as the parking is a little tricky. A beautiful drive.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

There are fantastic views and super photographic opportunities at this bridge. The area was super busy with tourists so be careful pulling off and going back on to the Pacific Coast Highway. Watch small children near the cliff's edge.

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