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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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Beautiful bridge, beautiful view. Don't forget it moves!

I loved this bridge, it was such a cool concept and the views were amazing. I did forget it moves though and while walking across the bridge, it started so slide sideways. Talk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Tiffany P
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West Plains, Missouri
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West Plains, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I loved this bridge, it was such a cool concept and the views were amazing. I did forget it moves though and while walking across the bridge, it started so slide sideways. Talk about confused!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Also called as The Old Lady that Swings, it's fantastic the way Curacao open it for the big ships that goes into de island!

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Not your normal bridge but one that is built on numerous small pontoons. Quite a busy entrance to the actual harbour and therefore the bridge opens quite often. When it opens, it slides sideways to allow the smaller and larger vessels to pass.

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Harrison, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Floating Bridge- Boat! This bridge takes you to alot of shopping and most of the downtown. We walk over to do some shopping and about 7pm we walk to go back and the bridge was gone! They pulled the bridge back to one side. We had to take the free ferry back to the other side. Once we got back... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not something you see everyday so would recommend anyone coming to the island stops and gets a drink while watching the bridge open and close.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took a walking tour of the city. Walked across this unique bridge to see a festival on the other side.

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Manaus, AM
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think that is the place were all postcards of Willemstad (Punda and Otrobanda) are made. Very pretty. You can see all the multicolored buildings lining the channel. It is fun to watch the bridge open and close for the water traffic. Iguana café is just in front of it and is said to be a very nice happy hour

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Walked on it and it was a nice feeling, as if you are on a boat :) However, there are no set times on it being open and closed for tankers so sometimes it takes a while. They run ferries when the bridge is open though and it is free.

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Thank SarahN1972
Trier, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bride is stagerring a bit, so you'll have a different felling crossing it and when it opens, is a ver funny feeling. You have a good look to the city.

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Curacao
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We would spend time just walking in the city during our stay. There are some delightful shops and restaurants in the area. This bridge connects to parts of the city and also opens when there is boat traffic

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