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San Juanico Bridge

Tacloban | Naturephilippine. Com, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Ranked #1 of 12 Attractions in Tacloban
Type: Bridges
Owner description: The San Juanico Bridge, is an arch-shaped truss bridge in the Philippines stretching from Samar to Leyte crossing the San Juanico Strait. It is part... more » Owner description: The San Juanico Bridge, is an arch-shaped truss bridge in the Philippines stretching from Samar to Leyte crossing the San Juanico Strait. It is part of the Pan-Philippine Highway. It is the longest bridge in the Philippines spanning a body of water with a length of 2.16 kilometers. « less
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Yogyakarta
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90 reviews 90 reviews
18 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Yep... its a bridge.. Yep its pretty large and a slightly odd shape... but then thats about it. I mean its the biggest thing in town and I can imagine it changed the life of local residents when it was built, but at the end of the day its just a bridge. Probably nicer of you walked or rode over... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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101 reviews 101 reviews
50 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Great bridge for its design where it connects Samar and Leyte Islands... Great visit get yourself dropped off and try walking on it and enjoy the breeze and the view!

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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80 reviews 80 reviews
11 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

There are many bridges in the world that are longer and larger. But I rate this bridge among the most attractively designed and most well kept. The color of the bridge competes with the radiance of the sun and brings new charm to the waters flowing below. Hats off to the visionaries and designers of this pride of the nation.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This is the longest bridge in the Philippines connecting the Leyte and Samar islands. It boasts of a beautiful yet simple architecture and one can just admire with marvel being able to see the two islands it connects.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We walked a bit and everytime a big vehicle, such as a truck, passes by, you can feel the bounce of the bridge but it was cool. Sort of a small adrenaline rush. I hope I can walk the entire length of the bridge next time. I've done longer now than my last walk here 7 years ago so that... More

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

The bridge itself is magnifecent with stunning views on each side. I visited Tacloban months after the typhoon and happy to see that the city has slowly rocovered.

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San francisco
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Have been to Tacloban several times now and for some reason I really love this bridge. It is truly maganda :)

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Quezon City, Philippines
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It was a rare opportunity to see this very long bridge. When I went down our car, I felt the jolt of passing vehicles. But since this has been here for a very long period, I know how sturdy it was. I was lucky to catch the golden hours during our visit. It was indeed magical.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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95 reviews 95 reviews
32 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Even minus the promotion of the Marcoses, the fabled bridge still elicits gushes and shrieks simply because God, not the dictatorship, provided the excellent view. Not even Yolanda's unprecedented wrath could snatch that gorgeous view away.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

So, so beautiful, we even stopped for a picture even though youre not really meant to. worth a visit.

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