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Beautiful views from up here; bridge itself in bad shape

The view of downtown Detroit and Windsor from the bridge is wonderful. However, the bridge itself... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mariya V
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South Bend, Indiana
Gone Downhill

The one time Longest international suspension bridge in the world, a marvel when it was built in... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Steve-n-Max
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Windsor
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At the time this bridge was built in 1929 it was the longest suspension bridge in the world.
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3500 Toledo St, Detroit, MI 48216-1079
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view of downtown Detroit and Windsor from the bridge is wonderful. However, the bridge itself is in bad condition of repair. It looks much better when seen from a distance, especially at night. Didn't really like the border crossing experience, will use the tunnel...More

1  Thank Mariya V
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The one time Longest international suspension bridge in the world, a marvel when it was built in 1929, has now deteriorated to a rusty old broken concrete, pot hole infested Matty Moroun embarrassment.The new Gordie Howe Bridge will take away Mattys privately owned money maker....More

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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Traffic may be slow. Be prepared to be high over the river for a while if that’s an issue. If you plan on hitting duty free on the way over, plan ahead. I followed the signs and never saw it. Can take a while to...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Some get upset with the idea of being backed up on the bridge, but I find that the scenery can be quite beautiful from up here. Be sure to keep an eye on the left lanes of traffic. Often only the right lanes accept passenger...More

1  Thank Scott C
Reviewed July 6, 2018

The customs guard was a bit rude. Not very patient with people who's first trip it was to Canada. We wished her a nice day.

Thank Sue C
Reviewed July 1, 2018

They are working on the bridge so instead of 4 lanes it is two or three. Even with 4 there are semi's by the hundreds in front of you. That really doesn't matter because customs going into Canada takes forever. We has only two lines...More

Thank LTCSPG
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Although where we were at riverside park wasn’t a great place, we did get to see the bridge and it was pretty! We did not go over it due to the amount of traffic coming back into the US but if your in the area...More

Thank smkymt12
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I had to get an upgraded ID. so I was at the beginning of the bridge. There are important offices very near the bridge

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed June 4, 2018

I am very nervous on bridges. This one was not near as bad as I thought it was going to be. My travel companion was worried about the wait time. It only ended up being 5-10 minutes. The trip was pleasant and I would not...More

Thank Shelly M
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Why did I ever choose to buy gas at Duty Free? First of all I put in $40 US cash and then discover that pump won’t let you choose regular gas, only premium at $3.20 a gallon. No thanks, so I use call button and...More

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Response from Joshua B | Reviewed this property |
The best place will be any of the public parking along the Canadian/ Windsor side of the river along Riverside drive. There are plenty parking spaces and most of them are free.
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