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Calatrava

not really his masterpiece, this bridge. but it is still a Calatrava and therefore nicer then most... read more

Reviewed June 1, 2018
r0landbrunner
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Zurich, Switzerland
Modern bridge

We only saw it from the park. It's a modern bridge with it's modern arch, supporting modern... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
Antoniodiaspaiva
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Jun 1, 2018
“Calatrava”
Oct 7, 2017
“Modern bridge”
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06800 Merida, Spain
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Reviewed June 1, 2018

not really his masterpiece, this bridge. but it is still a Calatrava and therefore nicer then most other bridges.

Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed April 13, 2018

The old Roman bridge over the river was used for two thousand years until 1991 when the Lusitania Bridge opened. It took the motor traffic and left the Roman bridge to handle pedestrians exclusively. The Lusitania is both appealing visually and of great practical use....More

Thank VWriter
Reviewed October 7, 2017

We only saw it from the park. It's a modern bridge with it's modern arch, supporting modern vehicles.

Thank Antoniodiaspaiva
Reviewed July 23, 2017

Modern bridge improving access. Probably not worth a special trip to be honest but okay to see if passing by.

Thank tezpil
Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is a new construction and while it is interesting I don't see any reason to make it a destination.

Thank Eaglespro
Reviewed August 3, 2015

The “Puente Lusitania” or Lusitania Bridge is a very modern bridge and was inaugurated in the year 1991, the bridge has a length of 480 meters over the “Guadiana River” and is leading you to the centre of Mérida. The bridge has two lanes for...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Roman bridge was apparently the longest of the Roman Empire; it is a pleasant walk on top, and an extension takes you down to a mid-way point with gardens. Well-maintained, and free!

Thank Purmamarca
Reviewed May 31, 2015

This is an interesting bridge if only because it acts as a contrast to the other Roman bridge in Merida. Walking across it gives nice views of the surroundings and you walk across the centre, while the cars go along the side of you -a...More

Thank madamedefarge
Reviewed March 7, 2015

Seen from the Roman Bridge it makes you think about Merida then and now, past and future connected by its many buildings, the old and the new. Then when you use this modern bridge you notice a difference with other modern bridges: pedestrians and cyclists...More

1  Thank tpilomia
Reviewed September 17, 2014

A very modern bridge beautifully designed for viewing from a distance or close up. There's a pedestrian walkway along the centre of the bridge that gives walkers and cyclists priority and a better view too - a refreshing and welcome change. Worth a look and...More

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