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Address: Porto, Portugal
Phone Number: 91-994-68-00-22-995-98-14
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Built in 1886, this bridge links Porto and Gaia.

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Beautiful bridge

It's a really nice spot in the city. It's gorgeous at night and you can cross it by foot or by light tram. Very nice views over the city from there and during the summer, the kids... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's a really nice spot in the city. It's gorgeous at night and you can cross it by foot or by light tram. Very nice views over the city from there and during the summer, the kids jumping to the river is a good entertainment. At night it lights up, and if you just sit by the river or eat... More 

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Porto District, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A very beautiful bridge, suitable for walking on both levels with amazing view and lots of attractions nearby - bars, restaurants, wine cellars.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Porto seems to be filled with elegant bridges, though this is the jewel in the crown. For good views take the cable car - there is a viewing area at the top.

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Thank Spike927
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When visiting Porto or Vila Nova de Gaia, make sure to take a stroll across this beautiful bridge designed by Eiffel. The spectacular views of the Douro River, the port wine lodges and the Ribeira district are incredible!! If you are in Porto take the metro to the Jardim do Marro stop in Gaia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is strange a bridge would be the highlight of a city, but in this case, the Dom Luis I bridge really is the best thing in Porto. The top deck is shared with the metro (which goes slowly and not that frequently) and it gives sweeping views over the city. The lower deck is a tight squeeze for walkers... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This metallic bridge is busy during whole week. You can cross the Douro river by car, train or walking.. You can go from one city to another in about 5/10 minutes. Beautiful views from Gaia, Porto and Douro river.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We walked on both levels of this lovely engineered bridge. Felt very security walking alongside a moving train!

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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The massive Dom Louis bridge is as beautiful as the Eiffel tower. It's one of those marvelous engineering projects from the 19th century, and indeed designed and built by one of Eiffel's companions. Incredible these guys managed to built such massive constructions without a single weld, by just hammering thousands and thousands of rivets into the steel beams, connecting them.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very much worth the effort! The trip "up" can be hard for people with physical issues - there is, however a "car" that brings you up for a price...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great view on Douro river, from it you can also see both historic part of Porto and all the wineries on the other side.

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