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Barragem do Carrapatelo

Rio Douro, Marco de Canaveses 4625-018, Portugal
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 18, 2018
“Wow”
May 12, 2018
“Remarkable Engineering ”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Rio Douro, Marco de Canaveses 4625-018, Portugal
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

At 115 ft supposedly the deepest lock in Europe. We saw it passing through on a ship but there is a road across so presumably it can be seem on shore. Though more impressive as a ship passes through.

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

The series of five locks on the Douro River are a credit to engineering expertise. Maybe I’m the one who has been living under a rock, but I never imagined that a river cruise ship could go through a lock and safely end up over...More

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Reviewed December 16, 2017

On a river cruise this is the second of 5 locks on the Douro River. Its spectacular for being so deep. Built in the 1960s. It was the first dam on the Douro River and now generates Hydroelectric Power. The navigation lock to the north...More

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