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“Non spectacular, dried up river”
Review of Onyar River

Onyar River
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Reviewed December 29, 2013

Looking at its appearance, it seems as if Onyar River is struggling to flow through the charming town of Girona, taken over and probably intimidated by the colourful blocks of flats that seem to have their foundation deep in the river. In some parts, the river looks deceivingly deep because of the buildings reflecting in the water, but the river doesn't seem to have much water in it. One can see the water vegetation surfacing the water, which adds more colour to the scenery and blends perfectly with the colours of the buildings.The bridges on the river aren't spectacular either, they are practical but not pretty, with the exception of one bridge that seems to stand out from all the others, called Pont de Pedra (Bridge of Stone). When I went to Girona in May for the flower festival, there were some good quality artisan stalls on one side of the bridge.

Thank Gabriela D
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

Not a hugely impressive river in August, but one bridge has good-class craft stalls along it and there are many pedestrian bridges to cross on. The buildings next to the river are very pretty, painted in different colours. The whole city has an air of elegance and charm. Well-worth visiting for more than one day.

Thank TessaPolis
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Reviewed July 29, 2013

I love to walk my 2 puppies around the Onyar river a lovely wide river teaming with wild life. So many ducks swimming & splashing huge fish & a huge assortment of birds.A great place to shop for a picnic. The river connects the old Girona to the new.

Thank michelerustean
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

We were really surprised to find the river, particularly where we were staying, had pretty much dried up. We asked about it at the hotel and they said it was normal. Where it was flowing freely it didn't appear especially deep there either. The buildings overlooking the river are very nice and make a good photo opportunity.

Thank EllieMcC11
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Reviewed April 9, 2013

I just loved wandering Girona.. Crossing all the Bridges reminded me of Venice.. Interesting Fact is Gustave Eiffel designed the red painted one...

Thank melb50ish
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