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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
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Swings wide many times daily to allow access to one of the busiest ports in...

Swings wide many times daily to allow access to one of the busiest ports in the world. It also separates the two halves of the city.

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Amazing run

Participants of the KLM marathon we ran over the bridge. An exotic and joyful experience. We also visited during the Thursday Vibe feast. Perfect photo moments for the holiday

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Beitostolen, Norway
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Beitostolen, Norway
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Participants of the KLM marathon we ran over the bridge. An exotic and joyful experience. We also visited during the Thursday Vibe feast. Perfect photo moments for the holiday

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Thank Agneta A
North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

You cannot visit Willemstad and not see the pontoon bridge. You will hope that if there is ship traffic to come that you will see the bridge swing open completely. Walking over the bridge you can get wonderful photos of the waterfront businesses all in their wonderful display.

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Thank Ronald J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

You must see and Walk troughout the floating bridge. I hope you are lucky to see the bridge opening to let a ship pass.

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Thank Bartira C
High Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was one of our highlights during our brief stay in Curacao. We watched the bridge open and close a couple of times. Unique!

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Thank stonesx7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very pretty place especially at night. This bridge can take a while to move back so don't get stranded if you are in a hurry.

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a unique and long bridge on pontoons that swings 90 degrees with the assistance of a small tug to allow large and small ships through. It is a walking bridge which connects the old town to the other side and provides great views of the colorful buildings in the old town.

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Bonaire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very unique ponton bridge. When there is a boat/ship coming in it will open. You can even stay on it and wait the ship pass. If the bridge is open you can take the shuttle boat that will take you to the other side. A must see and experience the great design.

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Thank Ethuriel N
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited on Nov 24, 2016. The bridge is amazing. You can feel the movement of the water with it being a pontoon bridge. We were on the bridge and a boat carrying fresh fish need to pass so we were stuck for a couple minutes so the bridge could move for the boat to pass. Would have loved to seen... More 

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Arraial d'Ajuda, BA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Built in 1888, this bridge cross from Punda to Otrobanda. Is locally know as 'Oir swinging lady' because when is necessary it opens on 90° to let big ships and Cruisers pass. It has a beautiful sight of Punda with all it colorful buildings. Easy way to cross waking from Punda to Otrobanda. If the bridge is closed you can... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great view of Willemsted from this attraction. But if it moves when you're walking across, get ready to go for a ride! Incredible the way something so big can move out of the way for oncoming boats and ships. The ferry is an option as well.

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