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Swing Bridge

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19 Albert St, Belize City, Belize | This is the address the closest to the bridge., Belize City, Belize
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 24, 2014

The Belize Swing Bridge is a great tourist attraction and historical land mark of Belize. It is the oldest and one of the few manually operated and functional swing bridge in Central America. The view is breathtakingly refreshing because there are sail boats that lines...More

4  Thank kdawn l
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed January 3, 2015

Went walked here a few times over our stay in Belize City and didn't see the fuss - but to be fair we didn't get the full history of the bridge and it's significance. There is a must-see shop next to it on the DT...More

3  Thank Sarah B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very old, very narrow, weight-restricted bridge on the water-front between the local commercial district and the cruise port. Nothing to recommend it as a place to hang; cross it and move on!

Thank Adrian B
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

We went on the bridge twice and thought it was neat but a bit rundown. It definitely needs some tender care.

1  Thank SteveR426
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Not really an attraction. It is pedestrian friendly as you can walk on it to get to the other side of the river.

Thank giffenk
Reviewed May 25, 2018

If you have limited time in Belize (as we did), don’t waste your time trying to see this rusty old bridge. I had read so much about the history and how this bridge was the heart and soul of the city so it was at...More

1  Thank romadaro
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Does this thing still swing? Crossed it many times during my three days in Belize City, but it never moved an inch. Nice enough views on the seaward side as you cross from the old to the older...

Thank Chris M
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Great view of the river and sailboats moored there. Also there's a lot of small boat traffic. Great sunset on the river.

Thank jackietrehorn
Reviewed April 9, 2018

We walked over the bridge and looked at the fishing boats on the river. Belize City is quite poor but an interesting place.

Thank NCSue67
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Swing bridge that is opened manually to let the tall masted fishing boats through. Not a good area to visit during the quire periods

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed March 11, 2018

The swing bridge is worth to see, because it is quite unique. However, other than that it is not in the best state and hardly has some paint on it. There is not so much to see.

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Reviewed February 23, 2018

This is a bridge just like many other bridges. You would need to sit here a very long time before you would get to see it swing into action and even then what is the big deal ? There are so many incredible things to...More

Thank Jim R
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