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Address: Florianopolis, State of Santa Catarina, Brazil
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Elegant old bridge

It is an old bridge, that is closed. The city is rebuiding maintaining its charactheristcs. It is a classical turist attraction in Florianopolis.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed April 29, 2016
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2016

The bridge is very pretty and it gets decorated during holidays with lots of lights. However, it has been closed for years, and no cars of people and get on it. So, since it is right in the downtown of the city, the best you do is drive by Beiramar road and see it from afar, not much else.

Thank Lucas M
Florianopolis, Brazil
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

It has been closed a long time ago and there's not much perspective to see it open again. I have crossed it many times by car or walking and I feel a kind of nostalgia looking at it. As we say, it is our post card and shouldn't be as it is now. Nevertheless, is something you must see in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

A great view point over the beach and new bridge. Great to see that major renovation work is now being undertaken; this is a piece of engineering that is very worth saving for the future. Good viewed from the sea as well.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Ponte Hercilio Luz, one of the main ex-libris of Florianópolis, is also one of the main architectural landmarks of the island. The bridge is beautiful and gives an excellent impression when one travels from the airport to the city centre. Besides, it marks the starting point of the beautiful Beira-Mar. Not to miss if you are in the area.

Thank rucapor
Asuncion, Paraguay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

This bridge is the symbol of Floripa, you drive around and you can see it from many different angles. This bridge welcomes you when you arrive (you see it from the actual bridge) and says goodbye when you leave. If you love Floripa, this bridge will become a symbol for you too.

Thank frederickbauer72
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

When we get to Florianopolis we find this amazing sightseeing. This bridge is one of the most beautiful attractions of this city.

Thank Elvis L
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Well, it's a bridge. It have some important history, and is still very central to the city. But, unless you're driving through it, don't waste your time visiting. Still, fells good in the eyes.

Thank Guilherme Kenji F
Florianopolis, SC
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Ponte Hercilio Luz is the postcard image of the city of Florianopolis. Constructed about a hundred years ago, it was closed for use in the 80's. The local government has had a renovation project in place for at least 20 years. I have been living in Florianopolis since2000 and have never seen any progress on the renovation although several million... More 

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

It is an old bridge, that is closed. The city is rebuiding maintaining its charactheristcs. It is a classical turist attraction in Florianopolis.

Thank LyssMelo
Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

The Hercilio Luz bridge is the best known structure of Florianopolis city. It's not possible to visit the bridge, as it's under an extensive restoration programme scheduled to last for more than two years. Still, this a monument to be seen from the distance.

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