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Bixby Bridge

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Address: Highway 1, Big Sur, CA 93920
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This historical bridge is a popular subject for photographers.

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Great view from the bridge

Over the surrounding sea and great view over the bridge itself as well. Very good pictures point on Big Sur road 1 trip.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Tanmouss
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Oslo, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Over the surrounding sea and great view over the bridge itself as well. Very good pictures point on Big Sur road 1 trip.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place with stunning views up and down the Pacific Highway. This bridge is well worth pulling over at one of the lay-bys to get out and take a better look or a photo opportunity at. If you're driving the highway you definitely can't miss it!

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Billerica, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

If you aren't inured to magnificent coastal views, you need to see this bridge. There are generally a lot of cars parked just to the north of it, but people do move in and out. The architecture, the scenery, the vastness of Big Sur - all should be seen. Too bad the park was closed due to the fires. Stay... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Whether you like it or not, if you are driving Route 1 on PCH, you will drive over it. I'm not sure how to rate a bridge, but I must say, this is a small, but most iconic bridge in Big Sur. Vista point immediately after crossing the bridge coming from south heading north, or before if you are coming... More 

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Big Sur, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bixby Bridge is a beautiful part of Highway 1, and the drive to Big Sur. I recommend pulling over before the bridge and taking a few photos because it is so beautiful. Then continue on toward Big Sue, maybe stopping at the light house and on to a GREAT Lunch an one of the restaurants with a lovely view.

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Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really impressed with the structure and the site view. Excellent pictures of the place were taken. Just a stop to admire the place.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely area to drive in and view big sur! Pack a lunch because there isn't anywhere to spot. All parks were closed when we traveled due to fires..

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent point for photographers. The only drag is that there are too many people around. It may take you 20 to 30 minutes here.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its the Bixby Bridge, featured in most every car commercial so yes you have to stop there and its going to be hard to ind parking but you can do it.

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't stop on the bridge though!! An iconic photograph of PCH you will see in all the usual photographs of PCH drives.

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