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Benjamin Franklin Bridge

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The largest single span suspension bridge in the world, at 1.8 miles, is brilliantly illuminated at night, with every single cable aglow.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“new jersey” (22 reviews)
“great walk” (5 reviews)
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Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As someone kinda hung up on bridges, this is one of my favorites. You can't be walking on the bridge after 9pm, but walk it at end of day.

Thank drdroad
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This landmark crossing welcomes you to town. It spans the Delaware River connecting Ben's city to New Jersey. It affords nice views while crossing.

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

We were staying at HI hotel by Race Pier & read there was a walkway across the bridge. After walking several blocks to get on the entrance to the walkway we found it was gated & locked. Of course, we were disappointed & asked a...More

Thank Freddie H
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

Huge bridge that soars across the Delaware River connecting New Jersey to Philadelphia. Some good views from up on top.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed March 3, 2018

We were visiting Philly, but staying across in NJ (cheaper :-) so we crossed this bridge every day. On the way to NJ it's free, but to Philly there's I think, a 5$ toll, included in EZ pass if you have it. The bridge, painted...More

Thank B1714D
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

This bridge crosses the Delaware River that separates PA and NJ. If you're heading to the Jersey Shore from the west, you're almost definitely going to go over this bridge.

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Reviewed January 24, 2018

This is an amazing walkway from Philadelphia to NJ or vice versa. Parking is a little tricky but for those who live close and enjoy jogging or such, it's a great place. Enjoyed the stroll across the bridge and being able to take some interesting...More

2  Thank wanttotravelmore1975
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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia is a nice bridge to drive at and you can see an amazing view of the city of Brotherly Love. It’s a must do Atratction.

Thank D_v_D_USA
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

The Ben is our most recognizable bridge for a few reasons. It crosses the Delaware river and connects Phila. and NJ right in the center of the city. It is painted blue and is lighted. It also has the PATCO rail line runs under it...More

1  Thank BobMcGowan
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Reviewed October 27, 2017

Very well maintained public park on water front . A hit for Morning and all time Joggers. Ideal location for family photo ops.

Thank GAUTAMPhagwara
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PhillyJackie
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Response from TommyBoy94 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Don't know that.
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Response from SoapChem | Reviewed this property |
Just go north up to Race and 5th street and that is pretty much where the walkway starts. Coming from independence park just do not cross under the bridge. There is a walkway on the northside of the bridge, but it is... More
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