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BRIDGES THAT HELD THEIR PLACE IN TIME.

Walking in the boat area this is a bridge that stands out. A must to walk over and examine but... read more

Reviewed March 1, 2019
JJ E
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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You will come to this bridge walking along the south bank of the river - built in the 1920's it... read more

Reviewed January 6, 2019
GDay1044
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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed March 18, 2019

The original bridge was built in 1862 and named after the Govenor of India from 1862-1868 , Lord James Elgin, The current bridge of concrete replaced the old bridge in 1929 and retained the name. It is a nice looking bridge and gets one from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

Walking in the boat area this is a bridge that stands out. A must to walk over and examine but even better for taking photos from. When walking around the river front during the day or night, it is easy acess from one side to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JJ E
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Since 1822 a bridge has existed at this location on the Singapore River, over the years it has been replaced and widen to accommodate the societies requirements. The current bridge opened in 1929 is still named after Lord James Bruce Elgin from 1862. For those...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank kpiddy
Reviewed January 6, 2019

You will come to this bridge walking along the south bank of the river - built in the 1920's it replaced an iron bridge that dated back to the 1860's which in turn replaced two previous wooden footbridges which was the first crossing place of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

The first bridge on this site was erected in 1822 under Lieutenant Philip Jackson. It was a wooden footbridge and provided the only crossing until Coleman Bridge was constructed in 1840. The original bridge was replaced in 1842 and in 1862 it was replaced by...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Dan L
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Elgin Bridge is one of the oldest bridge in Singapore. It is said to be one of the oldest bridges made for vehicular traffic across Singapore river. The original (??) cast iron lamps can still be seen on the bridge. At night the bridge looks...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank vasavapr
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

One of the nine bridges stretching over the river, Elgin Bridge is delightfully lit up in bright, glowing rainbow colours during the night and intermittently changes to other shades and colours. Very nice to see during the nighttime. The bridge itself is a solid and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Greg W
Reviewed February 9, 2018

Great place to take some iconic pictures. The Bridge looks amazing at night when the light is on.. Really loved it at night

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ishan A
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

You probably crossed this bridge a few times with stopping and enjoying the views. Not worth visiting by itself but worth stop while walking to other attractions. Lights up in color at night as well

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank ET3121
Reviewed January 7, 2018

This is the site of the first bridge over the Singapore River. The current bridge is a 1928 replacement and is a solid, practical structure with much cast iron and giant supports. Elgin Bridge carry's both pedestrian and motor traffic linking North and South Bridge...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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