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Address: Carlisle Circus and Spencer Road, Derry, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-7126-7284

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Two Tier Bridge

Road and pedestrian bridge. Drove under it to get over the River Foyle to go home, don't understand what the fuss is about?

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2016
Salmo01
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Scotland
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Scotland
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408 reviews
143 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Road and pedestrian bridge. Drove under it to get over the River Foyle to go home, don't understand what the fuss is about?

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Wicklow, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

I know I'm definitely back in Derry/Londonderry when I drive across this unusual double decker bridge...always a thrill. Coming out into the sunshine after the gloom underneath - a metaphor for the recent history of a city beloved by both residents and visitors. We visited during the tall ships arrival, and were on the verge of joining the crew of... More 

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Limavady, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

My family and I have been using this bridge since I can remember. Its upper and lower deck if always carrying vehicles. An excellent view of the river looking up towards Newbuildings and down towards the new bridge

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Northern Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

The 2 tier bridge is very interesting. Having grown up in the city I crossed the bridge many times - often on foot. When you are walking it is a LOT longer than you think. It looks so well and is very interesting.

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Thank Tompsy
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673 reviews
261 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

A rare sight now, a double decker bridge. A good sight to see and drive through but must be part of a city tour.

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Bridgend, Ireland
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

Have crossed this bridge in derry many times but usually in a car, you dont get the same experience until you walk across it, great views of the river foyle and you can see right into donegal, there is also a beautiful walk along the river on the carlisle circus end from the bottom deck through the old gnr railway... More 

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Thank 95brian
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Travelled across the bridge to head for home after a day out in Derry. There are good views of the river and surrounding area.

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South Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I like this bridge and cross it often when in Derry. Linking the east and west banks of Derry across the Foyle it is helpful to know which deck to use to get to your destination. I have been told that the lower deck used to be used for a railway, but I only know it for road use. Taking... More 

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Londonderry N. Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Using the top deck allows for some great views of the River Foyle, especially if you are walking. At the Carlisle Road end can be seen the famous statue of two men reaching out to each other in friendship and co operation. The bottom deck does not really give the opportunity for a view but is the best choice if... More 

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Tyrone
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172 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

Not as nice as Foyle bridge and unless you are seriously into double decker bridges there is nothing in particular to recommend.

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