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Puente Bizkaia

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Address: C/ Barria, N 3 - Bajo 48.930 | Bilbao, 48930, Spain
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I've seen a lot of strange bridges, but this tops it all ! The "hanging" service transports even the cars etc., but the kick comes from crossing walking on top (elevators will... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 7, 2017
Tom K
Venice, Italy

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Venice, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

I've seen a lot of strange bridges, but this tops it all ! The "hanging" service transports even the cars etc., but the kick comes from crossing walking on top (elevators will bring you there )

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Sonoma, CA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Hop on a metro either blue line 2 (Kabiezes) or red line 1 (Plentzia). We travelled on the blue line, got off in Portugalete. Head down to the Nervion river, while enjoying the ambience of the town. After watching the transporter do its thing, very interesting technology, we paid to go up the elevator and walk over the bridge. Nice... More 

Thank JeaFran
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

You take a lift up to the top walk across and then get back across using the carrier which goes along the river. The area surrounding it isn't the nicest and its slightly removed from the centre but you can get the tube there quite direct. If you're in Bilbao for more than a day it's worth visiting.

Thank Aleks S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

when you visit bilbao you need to be here impressive views from the top of the bridge very secure then when you cross the other side you can enjoy lot of activities ,restaurants ,the city and small shops with suveneirs,this is a monument of unesco need to see,Bilbao have good restaurants ,good gastronomic experience one of the best in Spain

Thank Francisco N
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

It is cool to look at it from afar. However, on it, the views are not that great. The walking portion on top is just a way to make money, I would not recommend spending the nearly seven euros to walk across. Not that special.

Thank Bridget M
Bilbao, España
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

The Vizcaya Bridge (Puente de Vizcaya in Spanish), is a transporter bridge that links the towns of Portugalete and Las Arenas in the Biscay province of Spain, crossing the mouth of the Nervion River. Usually called, el Puente Colgante, this hanging bridge was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The views on the top are awesome and it is... More 

Thank Fernando D
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

We visited this novel but stunning bridge today and caught an elevator to the top. The views were outstanding and we enjoyed the panorama and the informative infobytes placed strategically across the structure in multiple languages. The bridge is World Heritage listed and great for anyone who loves history, bridges or engineering feats.

Thank LuckyTravelerRonaldo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

If on a cruise was we were, the cruise dock is a very pleasant walk, around the harbour, passing a number of beautiful mansions. We were in the city and took the metro to Areeta station, then it's a short walk to the bridge. It was drizzle on our visit, but just stopped to get a good view of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

Che «Puente Colgante» in Las Arenas is about a 1/2 hour subway ride from Bilbao. It is a one of a kind experience in the heart of the Basque country. The town of Las Arenas is part of a bigger municipality called "Getxo" (pronounced Gecho). The bridge has a very long history. I believe it played a big role during... More 

Thank TheBocaTraveler
Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

It's very impressive. When you walked on the bridge, jus like you back to the history. I took lots of pics on the bridge. If you were there, you won't miss it.

Thank Da-yu H

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