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“Cross the Bridge When You Get There”
Review of San Juanico Bridge

San Juanico Bridge
Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Tacloban
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Owner description: The San Juanico Bridge, is an arch-shaped truss bridge in the Philippines stretching from Samar to Leyte crossing the San Juanico Strait. It is part of the Pan-Philippine Highway. It is the longest bridge in the Philippines spanning a body of water with a length of 2.16 kilometers.
Reviewed June 9, 2013

One of the important attractions you should not miss is crossing the “the longest bridge in the Philippines spanning a body of seawater.” (wikipedia). It is more than 2 kilometers long. I say it is a little bit of a roller coaster. As passenger, you may opt to get out of your car/vehicle and just go to the sidewalk for a more spectacular view of the stretch between Leyte and Samar. Warning: vehicles are not allowed to stop unless they are dropping or picking up commuters. So you can just get off your car, walk, enjoy, and take photos while your driver goes ahead and picks you after he makes a U-turn at the end of the bridge and from where you came from. I hope you dont have fear of heights.

There are picnic sites on the shore near the bridge and I know that you can rent a boat to tour you around the area. They charge Php1500. You can request them to take you to one small island that rests one of the columns supporting the bridge.

Thank DrRichard_L
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Reviewed May 29, 2013

Such a Romantic place to be in! I am mesmerized by the beauty of the scenery while you stroll along the bridge!

Thank crispypata
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Reviewed May 27, 2013

One of my dream places to visit as I used to see this before only in textbooks...quite long and winding, ended up in one of the most amazing beaches i'vee seen...

Thank Martika1214
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Reviewed May 20, 2013

try to see the beauty of the bridge by walking, an experience you will never forget, from leyte you will reach samar in just a few minutes....

1  Thank marilyn1121
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Reviewed May 11, 2013

The view is simply amazing and breathtaking. Beautiful ocean view, in the Philippines longest bridge. We manage to stop by and walk a few mile to see the view first hand, its a very wonderful experience.

2  Thank perl0710
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