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Richmond Bridge

Bridge Street, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 2004, Australia
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Ranked #2 of 15 attractions in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Bridges
Traveler Description: Richmond Bridge was built in 1825 by convict labour and is the oldest stone bridge in Australia - and it's still in daily use!  It spans the Coal... more »
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Very old history bridge. Nice view on the top of it! You can also walk the town, there is many old and nice buildings too.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I walked up to the Catholic Church (on the hill) to the cemetery, some of the graves are from the early to mid 1800's so interesting if you like the history side of things. The town itself though I feel has become a bit commercialised (targeting tourists) in my opinion, but if you ignore this aspect it is a nice... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Australia's oldest known large stone arch bridge is worth dropping by when in Richmond to see and get some lovely photos.

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 via mobile

The oldest bridge in Australia has an interesting history and great photo opportunities. Areas to eat and walk around if applicable.

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Dural, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Lovely old bridge, in a gorgeous little town. Definitely picture worthy (as is the beautiful old church on the top of the hill)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I loved the bridge it was so beautiful. It is a lovely little spot to go for a walk. There were also these very cute little black swan boats moored on the town side of the bridge that looked like they could have been fun. Unfortunately they were unnattended when we were there.

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Tazzie
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3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Lovely old stone bridge in a scenic park and river setting. Parklands near by with picnic facilities and pretty little town of Richmond full of old world shops of crafts and art to browse. Some interesting historic attractions, and good food and wine to be had in the cosy cafes and restaurants too. A great place to explore on a... More

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

worth a stop and a picnic lunch with the ducks under the bridge. There's a nice bit of grass, nice scenery. The bridge itself is pretty, but looks newish (maybe reconstructed a few times).

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We wanted to pay AUD$30 per pax for a half day tour but decided to make a detour the next day and drove down ourselves. Quaint little town to visit and a photo op at the historical bridge is a must. Lots of birds/ducks to play with so come prepared with bread/food. The town itself is small and the people... More

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Sydney
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

A piece of Australian convict history that is surrounded by a very peaceful park area. Very lovely photos and a great information sign make this historical bridge a must see when in Richmond

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