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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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Night view oh so Beautiful relaxing wind breeze. Amazing view. Must experience this! Sitting with you beloved ones mindblowing!

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Willemstad, Curacao
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Night view oh so Beautiful relaxing wind breeze. Amazing view. Must experience this! Sitting with you beloved ones mindblowing!

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Honestly, one of the coolest bridges you will ever see. The entire bridges opens up when large tankers are coming into the refinery. The bridge is manned by a person and once the ship is ready to enter the port, the gates come down and the bridge disconnects and starts moving. It swings just like a door and the bridge... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a major tourist destination. It is one of the most beautiful sites on the island, a must do. It's such a site to see the bridge opening and closing, really ingenious engineering. The Pereiras T&T nationals

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This unique pontoon bridge over a 100 years old give a clear view on the beautiful Handelskade which is part of the UNESCO World heritage top 100. You haven't been to Curacao if you have not walked on this bridge. She is also known as the swinging old lady. Walking here at night you hear the nice smooth Caribbean music... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our walk on this pontoon floating bridge. Quite a sight to see when the alarm sounds and people scramble to get to where they were going! Immensly enjoyed the FREE ferry rides between Otrabanda and Punda when the bridge is open. Great spot to take pics or watch the occasional Fireworks during Punda Thursday Vibes or on New Years!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this is a fun experience, just make sure you do not get caught on it when it starts to move, otherwise you will be stuck for quite a while

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If the bridge closes when you arrive you can take a free ferry boat just down the road. It shakes when the wind blows.

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Thank Themainpoint
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Everyone visiting Curaçao MUST visit this bridge. Standing on the bridge allows one to take pics of Punda and Otrebanda. Nice for leisurely walks from one side to the other. You can cross for free. When it's windy, you can actually feel the bridge sway. There is a bell that sounds to warn crossers that the bridge is about to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A real experience that you should make an effort to see. We didn't get a chance to see it at night. But it was just cool to watch

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's a pretty simple concept that has stood the test of time. The bridge swings open and the closes for pedestrian traffic. It doesn't take long, seems incredibly efficient, and has to be much more cost effective than a draw bridge.

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