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All reviews the river transporter bridge eiffel tower on foot puente colgante both sides industrial heritage las arenas fantastic views unique bridge metro station across the bridge short walk information boards afraid of heights souvenir shop a couple of minutes
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Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

If you are in Bilbao, don't miss to visit Puente Vizcaya. Build in 1893. Impressive in appearance and surely still in use. It is a specatuclar solution (engineering skills) to cross the river. It is very cheap to use the "transporter bridge" and it seems...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

A nice thing to do to get to know the “left side” of la ria. Yo can cross either though the bridge Or in the small boat thai crosses the River. Portugalete Went from being the rich side to losing the protagonism to the right...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank patxof
Reviewed December 18, 2018

If you are in Bilbao you must see this! It is a flying tram or boat or something wonderful! You realize how incredible were the industrial solutions in the begining of the 20th century. Can't miss it!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Helder S
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Puente Colgante is an iron bridge located in Getxo, a little and rich town in the surroundings of Bilbao, a city in the north part of Iberian Peninsula. This iron bridge has a suspension mechanism to transport people to the other part of the river....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

I'm a bit freak for a rivers & bridges so for me this was a unique experience. The oldest transport bridge in the world , connecting to small towns . One of the biggest ones in th world.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OzzrenPBJ
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Cheap easy access a must do activity. Engineering at its best a lovely walk along the river side. The prom good too

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

If you are in Portugalete this is a must experience to see Getxo on the other side of the river. The alternative by car is almost a half hour while this takes 5 minutes. Interesting things to see on the other side of the river...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

Gladly we rented a car to go to SAN Sebastián and on the way back to Bilbao we took a detour to see this bridge... It’s nice, but a bit overrated.. when we had taken the Subway to visit it we probably were desillusioned... but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 472peew
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We got here quite early for a trip along the high walkway. But it was closed. On a Saturday afternoon!. So we had a drink or two at the on site bar overlooking the river (well priced and great river views). Although the crossing via...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is a great piece of industrial heritage in the outsckirts of Bilbao. Lovely way to get across the river.

Date of experience: August 2018
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