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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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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Sterling, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge is a popular and historical place that we had to see before departure! We chose to visit at night, and the rainbow-colored businesses across the 'rainbow bridge' were so quaint, and lit up to add even more of a dramatic and picturesque effect. It made our trip complete!

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice bridge great views of city. Very clever way the bridge opens. At night the view is spectacular the breeze is so refreshing.

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Margate, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When we first arrived in the area the bridge was open so we had to take the ferry across to town. The bridge was in place on our way back so we were able to walk across. The water was beautiful and the views were amazing.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was just a kick to sit in one of the cafe's or to stand on this pontoon bridge as it floated open and close to let the ships pass in and out. You don't see this every day!

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Oslo, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This bridge is special in the way that it floats on several "boats" and is driven to one side when ships or smaller boats need to pass. A free ferry brings people over when the bridge is to the side. It is a nice and calm experience to sit at the Iguana cafe and watch the sea and the bridge... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The views from the bridge are beautiful and colorful. We happened to be crossing the bridge when it started to open and literally had to run across. A fun experience.

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cool bridge, nice to hand around and watch it open/close before going over it... Make sure to see during day and night--as its colorfully lit up at night as well.

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a very unique site and is one of the things that make this place such a special location to visit. I don't mind taking the ferry either!

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