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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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Its a bridge

Takes you from one side of curacao to the other side quickly but that's it. It's cool because it's unusual to see a pontoon bridge but its a bridge!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Takes you from one side of curacao to the other side quickly but that's it. It's cool because it's unusual to see a pontoon bridge but its a bridge!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The floating bridge separates the main downtown (Punda) from Otrabanda (translated as "the other side")

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Midcoast Maine
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were so excited to see the bridge swing open - but then it opened twice more while we were having lunch. Fun to see something unique.

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Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very interesting. From what we understand, only pontoon bridge in the world. Easy to walk over, not the safest as it begins to move on the edges. Not much warning and while there are gates, people move through.

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Teaneck, NJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The bridge connects two parts of Willemstad and if you walk from a cruise ship to shopping you may need to walk over it. Pay attention to the flags and their meaning or you may get stuck when it opens.

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Thank MamaOfTheSeas
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a amazing bridge to be as old as it is and still in service and working it's magic after all these years. It truly is a one of a kind and very beautiful to see at nite from a aboard your ship.

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Cleveland ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was a great place to watch the fireworks on New Years Eve, they say its the oldest floating bridge in the world

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Thank ClevelandohioMark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much to it really. Is a wooden platform that moves in an arch when a boat needs to cross the channel. The area around is nicer.

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Thank Esteban Z
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well, it's a bridge. But it moves! It opens up sideways to let boats pass. It is built all on small boats. I thought it was quite cool, and it is smack in the middle of Willemstad so there is no reason not to check it out.

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Thank Henrik C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a sight to see a floating bridge of that magnitude and the way it opens and closes. A virtual impossibility to miss in the city.

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