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“great photo op” 4 of 5 stars
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Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge
Willemstad, Curacao
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Willemstad Sightseeing Tour
Ranked #2 of 78 things to do in Willemstad
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: Swings wide many times daily to allow access to one of the busiest ports in the world. It also separates the two halves of the city.
Nashville, Tennessee
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“great photo op”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

get lovely views of both sides of downtown wilemstad so it makes for great pictures. easy way to cross between the two sides of willemstad.

Visited January 2013
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“go see the bridge”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

If you like things that are unique and appreciate the ingenuity of people to make things better for themselves with few resources this is really neat to see. When you see it look back to the period when it was built and appreciate the accomplishment. Then walk across and enjoy the view, the shops and the people.

Visited April 2012
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Whitehorse, Canada
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“Swinging Old Lady”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

its a lot of fun to watch people race the gates as they close, and then get caught in it... made my day

Visited January 2013
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“Lovely and interesting... one of a kind”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

had to run when we heard the bell, as it will close and start moving if you don't hussle to the end. even saw a stroller get stuck and people had to help her out... but it was very beautiful

Visited January 2013
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“Wonderful expierence.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

While visiting the Handelskaade we passed the bridge. While walking on it the alarm started, which means you need to clear the bridge because it drives to the side. Sound weird I know, but it really happens =) The bridge is bind on some motorized boats which are driving by side when a cruise or even bigger ship needs to pass through.

Amazing experience to see such a thing. Although I'm living in Istanbul and we also do have bridges which can open it was interesting to see that a bridge could drive to the side.

Visited January 2013
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