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Ross Bridge

Ross, Tasmania, Australia
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Ranked #113 of 254 Attractions in Tasmania
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This was one of 3 bridges I really enjoyed seeing today. All are located along the Midland Highway and reasonably close . All have a great history. This one is circa 1836. The other 2 are at Red Bridge Campbell Town 1838 and Richmond Bridge 1823

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Mackay, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a masterpiece of engineering. Very talented convicts craft. Definately worth a visit and recommend you spend some time is this wonderful village.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Ross bridge is a lovely quaint old historic icon. Built by the convicts, it is the exit out of Ross village that can lead to Hobart one way or to Launceston the other way. Park below the bridge and have a picnic in the undercover gazebo. This Bridge is a very short walk into the village and you can have... More

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Boise, Idaho
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10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

The bridge is on your way through town and is well marked. Parking nearby is free and plentiful. The faces on the the arches are all different and interesting. Definitely worth the stop.

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Melbourne, Australia
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48 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Great place to stop and take a breather on the way to Launceston from Hobart.Take some lovely photos and read up on the history of the bridge.

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Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Its in a great little town, its a bridge, yes wow its old we stopped walked around, over it, under it, near and around it, took some photos. Told the kids you've been at Australias oldest bridge and we were off on the road again. From Hobart its on the way to Port Arthur, nice little town to walk around.... More

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Dural, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

A great addition to your trip...2 minutes off the main Midlands Highway, bridge is right close to town...we got some fantastic piccies as the sun set as there is a lovely lamp there which sheds light onto the bridge :)

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Adelaide
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54 attraction reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We took a walk up here after eating our pies at Bakery 31. Took some lovely photos as the light was great. Lovely bridge. Come for a short stroll and have a look at the scenery. This really is a pretty little town.

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Melbourne, Australia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The old convict bridge at ross is a must see, it was built by two convicts who were stone masons and designed by john lee archer this with most of his other buildings are all still standing today, the cravings are hard to see unless close up,

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Kyneton, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

So much history in this Bridge, not to be missed, incredible craftsmanship, must view closely to view the carving's, just one of the Historical part's of Ross to view and enjoy

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