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Built in 1886, this bridge links Porto and Gaia.
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All reviews the lower level beautiful bridge cable car the river eiffel tower both sides lower bridge vila nova de gaia the upper deck across the bridge on foot port cellars nice walk porto wine visiting porto metro pedestrian
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

a walking bridge was interesting to us and the view from and above the bridge is really fascinating, if you are with small children it could be a little boring for them

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gresis2016
Reviewed 3 days ago

Walked this bridge several times - to Gaia for port of course. And the views of Porto! There are 2 levels so you don't have to climb up the hill if you are down in the Ribeira.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jeri s
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really nice to get a trip on the bridge and looking the nice view around from the top of the bridge.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ravellorooms
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an amazing piece of construction. Set over the beautiful and romantic banks of the Douro river. You can walk along the bottom of the bridge or do as we did and take the brave option and walk along the top. Quite scary but the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hankey5
Reviewed 1 week ago

In Porto you do several things ! Crossing the Dom Luis I bridge, on foot, is a must. Keep an eye on the oncoming trains and get out of the way. Apart from that, enjoy a unique view of both Porto and Vila Nova de...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank elainelefebvre
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful very old pedestrian bridge crossing Douro river from Porto to the other side were the Port wine cellars are.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Luis P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bridge is pretty average, but the area is interesting. Cable car, park, hill above bridge, river are nice views. There is a cable car down on one side and up on the other. Pleasant place to go walking.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ez2ctheworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

A walk across this bridge give you great views back to the Ribeiria side of the river and is an ideal place to take photos. If you don't mind heights you can walk across the top.Some will tell you that Eiffel was the architect but...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ParqueTropical
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The views are spectacular! It’s fun to walk across the top. There are 2 levels but I only walked the top.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank brown41
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place gives you perfect view of Gaia, the Duoro and Porto all in one go, and the bonus is that it is free. It has two levels - the bottom level is pointless if you want a panorama, but the top level allows you...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Kenneth C
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239CarolineL
23 June 2018|
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Response from Broadster67 | Reviewed this property |
The climb tour is on a different bridge. Not sure how long it would take but as you have guides and safety ropes etc...I would imagine 2 hours plus...
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Elaine F
28 July 2017|
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Response from siddhantkeshwani | Reviewed this property |
Yes from the lower deck area and if you see them they will come back and ask for money! Beware!
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OlgaD1101
12 June 2017|
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Response from Ed G M | Reviewed this property |
I would not worry about it! The bridge is quite wide so if you get nervous, you can walk in the middle of the track and not be forced to look down. I have some height issues but no worries for me here. Give it a try. You... More
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