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Puente de la Mujer

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Address: Porto Madero, Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Another masterpiece by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava!

When renovating and developing the Puerto Madero neighborhood, one of the main difficulties was the public access to the area. As a solution, the fantastic Spanish architect... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

When renovating and developing the Puerto Madero neighborhood, one of the main difficulties was the public access to the area. As a solution, the fantastic Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava designed a rotating pedestrian bridge (a cantilever spar cable-stayed bridge type), connecting both sides of the channel and allowing the passage of vessels. The assimetrical arrangement resulted in the awesome "Women's... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Basically its just a bridge. However it was a good way to waste a day and go on a nice walk. The marina area around the bridge is lively and full of restaurants. Prehaps it is slightly more glamorous at night, but i had no intentions of walking around Buenos Aires on my own at night.

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

A lovely walk in this area for pictures at night. A nice evening for dinner and a stroll to enjoy the lights and sounds of Buenos Aires. During the day, again, great photo opporutnities, good restaurants around and the full feel of being in Buenos Aires.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Indeed it is a wonder for one's eyes ! The light and modern drawing from Santiago is excelled by the use of white concrete for this futuristic bridge . But... The final result could only be made real by the introduction of civil engineering and stressed concrete . A superb result !

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

We wanted to see how the old port/industrial area has been developed in BA - similar to many other developments in big cities around the world but the pedestrian bridge does give it a unique look and feel - a wonderful addition and functional as well. It was completed in 2001. We couldn't see why it has been called "the... More 

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Osasco, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It's nice to visit day or night, but if you are a fan of city lights, you should do that after having dinner in Puerto Madero. It's a pretty bridge, but don't create too much expectation.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

This attraction compliments Puerto Madero along with the Argentine Ship Fragata Sarimento. You can take a nice walk across the bridge to visit the antique ship. You may also run into naval officers while walking across the bridge. I ran into one that was quite friendly and willing to take a photo. I haven't visited the Puerto Madero at night... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This beautiful bridge stands out over the river docks along the Madero District. The tall white suspension support extends up into the night's sky like a finger pointing to the heavens, calling attention to all who are lost to look up and discover the beauty of vast expanse of space given to us by the Creator of us all. Visitors... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We dined in this area many days as I loved its charm at night, its lights and bridge. For my the best hour to visit is the afternoon night

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Very beautiful and romantic! A must stop in Puerto Madero. It´s a very secure area so you are going to be safe during night, dont worry, just be aware as in any city at night but nothing to worry about.

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Address: Porto Madero, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Location: South America  >  Argentina  >  Capital Federal District  >  Buenos Aires>  > Puerto Madero

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Puerto Madero
From its refurbished red brick buildings and port cranes to its modern skyscrapers and luxurious apartment buildings, Puerto Madero is the perfect combination of old and new. The river provides a quiet, relaxing atmosphere that contrasts with the hustle and bustle of heavy traffic just blocks away. Across the river, flanked by skyscrapers, are beautiful parks and quiet streets that make this neighborhood a unique destination in a city as busy as Buenos Aires. The restaurants, bars, and nightclubs on the docks make it a prime spot for nights out and have come to symbolize this area. Puerto Madero is even more striking after dark, when the lights from the docks and skyscrapers glow against the night sky.
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