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“Aquatennia's Best Seat!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Stone Arch Bridge

Stone Arch Bridge
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Owner description: Considered the only bridge of its kind, this soaring structure is made of native granite and limestone measuring 2,100 feet in length across the mighty Mississippi.
Brooklyn Center
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148 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Aquatennia's Best Seat!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

We occasionally get downtown for a nice stroll and the Stone Arch is usually on our list of places to visit. The view up and down the river is hard to beat and there are dozens of great places to visit on both the east and west banks.

During Aquatennial (fireworks) we are always to be found on the bridge with friends. We arrive hours early, set up a "living room" filled with snacks and beverages and have a great time!

The Stone Arch Bridge is a must-see for any visit to downtown Minneapolis.

Visited August 2012
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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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“Beautiful view of the river”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

After our tour at the Mill City Museum, we went for a walk across the Stone Arch Bridge. A great photo opportunity to capture views of Minneapolis and the Mississippi River. Just be careful of the bicyclists, some go very fast.

Visited July 2012
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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“Enjoyed seeing the bridge”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

THis was a pretty unusual bridge - near a large excavation of old mills. very interesting. pay to park ($1.00, I think), but several things to explore in the area. Lots of people out walking and exploring the area.

Visited November 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 reviews
“Beautiful and Historic”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

Beautiful and historic. If you're only in town for a short time it's worth walking along after dinner at one of the restaurants along St. Anthony Main. Very picturesque.

Visited November 2012
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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“No better place in Minneapolis for a short walk”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Beautiful view of downtown, the mighty Mississippi, the Mill City Museaum, the NEW 35W bridge, and St. Anthony. Great place for a 15-30 minute walk.

Visited August 2012
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