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Benjamin Franklin Bridge

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Address: Philadelphia, PA
Description: The largest single span suspension bridge in the world, at 1.8 miles, is...
The largest single span suspension bridge in the world, at 1.8 miles, is brilliantly illuminated at night, with every single cable aglow.
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This is a pretty awesome bridge from Philly to New Jersey. It's historic and iconic, so make a point to see it from a good vantage point or drive across it. It looks cool all lit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This is a pretty awesome bridge from Philly to New Jersey. It's historic and iconic, so make a point to see it from a good vantage point or drive across it. It looks cool all lit up at night, too.

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Mineola, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Traveled into and out of Philly via this bridge. It was nice and the traffic wasn't bad. Nice bridge to cross and good infrastructure. It's also very pretty when lit up at night.

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

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge runs over the Deleware River from Philly to near Camden, NJ. at Penn's Landing is where this picture of mine was taken. Nice area to walk around.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

this is very cool- its a part of history and you can drive over it. Its also an awesome sight at night.

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Havertown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

With the painting and repair of the bridge, it is gorgeous. The view from the bridge is breathtaking and can see the Camden Waterfront as you cross over. It does get congested so start early.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a legacy bridge from Central City. Tip it is FREE from Philly to New Jersey and if you take this bridge then go North on Jersey side to Tacony Palmyra where the toll is only $2 on that bridge to get back into Philly a better buy.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

This is Philly’s equivalent of NY’s George Washington Bridge. It’s the main bridge coming in from New Jersey. The west-bound toll is $5 (no east-bound toll), but I chose to “cross the Delaware” on foot. No, not walking on water, but concrete. I saw joggers and children in strollers, all enjoying a phenomenal view of Philadelphia and the river. Walking... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I always enjoy the looks of this large bridge (I love bridges in general) and the access to and from Jersey is excellent in this heart of the city location. Walkway is open in season. To get on the Road to "Down the Shore" (As they say in Philadelphia) or to points in Atlantic City you have a choice of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Beautiful to look at during sunset or at night. We accidentally turned onto the bridge. It cost $5 toll to re-enter Philadelphia. Nice view though!!!

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Chicago, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I live close to the the start of the bridge and often use it to go running. Excellent views day and night. Safe to, there are always bike cops They walkway is open 6am-8 sept-april and 6am-9pm april-sept weather permitting

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Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia

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