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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
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Swings wide many times daily to allow access to one of the busiest ports in...

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.

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Watching the bridge float.

The floating bridge at Willemstad is the highlight of this quant city. It is so efficient both the opening and closing of it,that you just have to watch the operation unfold in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Barry M
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Mississauga, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a great time exploring the area. Had children with us and the area was educational and felt safe to explore. They especially like being on the bridge when it opened.

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Mississauga, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The floating bridge at Willemstad is the highlight of this quant city. It is so efficient both the opening and closing of it,that you just have to watch the operation unfold in front of your eyes.Great shops,markets on both sides,well worth a couple of hours to visit from a resort?.

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Thank Barry M
Germantown, Maryland
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128 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The pontoon bridge connects the the two colorful tourist sections of Willemstad, Curacao. Don't get caught on it when it opens for boat traffic, it could be a 40+ min wait. The bridge lights up at night and must see if in the area.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very different to your normal bridge! its moves while walking across! luckily we had a fairly calm day. Great views of the port, especially if a cruise ship is in. A nice island to visit.

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Thank benny7365
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

AS this is a floating bridge we were caught on it as boats had to come into the bay and we were stranded on the floating bridge until the ships crossed.

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Thank Gorf
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This bridge was a great. If you are in a hurry just watch out for boats coming in or out before crossing or you may get stuck. If you are on either side and bridge is open for a long period of time, there are ferries that will bring you across. Bridge is lit up at night and look beautiful...

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Thank Dawn E
wichita, United States
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were lucky enough to see this bridge in action as a cargo ship came through. It is amazing the way it works! It is also beautiful when the lights come on.

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Thank Jewel R
Jersey City, New Jersey
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a really cool feat of engineering! Listen for the bells cause that means it's about to open! I was lucky enough to experience it opening up to let boats pass by. So cool!

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Thank Need2CtheWorld03
Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Late at night, if the bridge is unavailabel to pedestrians, the ferry to cross to the other side may take up to 30 mins to come

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Hellertown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was an amazing sight to see Queen Emma Bridge . It is definitely worth going to see and the city is postcard beautiful

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