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Address: Tacloban, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
Description: The San Juanico Bridge, is an arch-shaped truss bridge in the Philippines...
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.
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A Must See

This bridge is an architectural wonder in an area devastated by Typhoon Yolanda in Nov 2013. The beautiful curving bridge is just fantastic and the views of the bay, nearby... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

To see the place with my friends..coz that is my first time to visit in san juanico brege......and I take a pictures their in place...

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This bridge is an architectural wonder in an area devastated by Typhoon Yolanda in Nov 2013. The beautiful curving bridge is just fantastic and the views of the bay, nearby islands, and Samar are wonderful, especially at sunset! It's a miracle the bridge wasn't seriously damaged by the typhoon but it seems to be in fine shape.

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Bacolod, Philippines
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39 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I first saw the bridge at 12 & just recently saw it again. To me, it looks as fun, interesting, odd and beautiful as before. Maybe because I went there as a kid, before I saw humongous bridges in other countries, but San juanico has left its mark on me. I still get a mood boost passing it and seeing... More 

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Tacloban City, Tacloban, Philippines
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I can't count the number of times I've been here, let alone the number of times I've passed by the wonderful bridge connecting Samar and Leyte. Aside from its symbolism, I admire it for its functionality and was even more appreciative when Yolanda hit Tacloban City. Without it, Leyte would have been so isolated. Let's talk about the view. It... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We took a scooter ride out to the bridge at night. The stars and view were nice. It was a way to pass the time, but it was still just a bridge.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

-travelled by jeepney from tacloban downtown to San Juanico, 15Pesos, -a nice walk along the bridge, can see the big ocean -quite difficult to find transportation back to the city

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Namur, Belgium
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26 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

This huge bridge is unique in the Philippines by its size, beauty and usefulness. It cannot be missed when you cross over from Samar island to Leyte island and avoids you the crossing of treacherous waters with high current. One sections rises very high so that large size ships can pass under and allows the large unsupported part its structural... More 

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Tagbilaran City, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

the shape, the scene, the story. This is what makes San Juanico bridge - the span of steel and concrete that connect the islands of Samar and Leyte a must see site.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

You can get some photographs here, and the obstructions are few. The view of two land masses are clearly visible, and enjoyable to look at.

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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

our "tambayan" or hangout place when we were not in the mood for movies or something... just be careful once you're halfway, it makes a sound :)

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