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“Sweet bridge, especially when it rises to let ships through!”
Review of Aerial Lift Bridge

Aerial Lift Bridge
Ranked #3 of 95 things to do in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Originally constructed in 1905 as an aerial lift, this unusual elevator bridge is 386 feet long and spans the canal entrance to Duluth Harbor.
Reviewed February 22, 2013

My girlfriend and I got to see a huge ship go through the bridge....it lifts super high and boy does it get loud! Still nice bridge to walk over and look at , but the big ticket is when ships come by! Plenty restaurants near by and walking paths and vintage pieces to view.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013

I grew up near this location and it's one of my favorite places in the world. I love to walk the entire path under the bridge back toward the DECC. Great for families, romantic walks, no matter who you're with, it's a great idea to visit this place.

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Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

Pretty neat sight to see & touch if you want. Bummed we didnt get to see it go up :(
It is located near lots of fun places to stay & eat too. Plus free parking!

Thank Apmec
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Reviewed December 13, 2012

You can walk across it, drive across it, and stand right next to it while huge ships pass through it.

Thank Lyn84321
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Reviewed November 27, 2012

Arguably the most famous human-made sight in Minnesota (I'd hate to think that the Mall of America would be more famous, but ugh, it probably is), the "Lift Bridge", as it known by the locals, should be at the top of your must-see list when visiting Duluth. If you're there at when the boats (not ships; boats) are coming and going, stand under the bridge when it goes up to let in a 1000' ore boat; you won't believe how eerily quiet it is as it rises. You and your kids will remember this sight forever.

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