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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 3 days ago

River front not over appealing and bridge is a bridge, not massive, not particularly nice looking. No doubt it breaks some sort of record for architecture but wouldn't go out of way to see it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Les_Elaine
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not far from the center you can walk over this bridge which will take you on the other side of the river. There you will find the station to take you down to the river

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Luis gave us a personalized and in-depth tour of Antigua. We visited many of the historic buildings where he explained the history and architecture of each. Also included were explanations of jade and chocolate production. Luis is very passionate about his country and its history...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank joyce a
Reviewed 4 days ago

You cannot compare Porto to anywhere else as heard as you may try. The bridge itself is unique and serves it's purpose. You can walk on the top platform dodging the metro for an amazing view of Porto or walk across the bottom platform to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andy M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great view over Porto. Since 1880’s it’s one of the symbols of the city. Walk the lower bridge to visit the Port wine cellars or cross the upper bridge by ‘metro’ to visit the monastery at Serra do Pilar.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank M_rio_A189180
Reviewed 5 days ago

Walked across this bridge to Oporto and it gave some amazing views. decaying roofs, feral cats playing, peoples homes and gardens from a roof top perspective, views of the river and boats/ships. Trams travelling along ferrying people around. Very pleasant walk into the city locks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank plushdragon
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Lovely to see and a great feeling to walk across! I fully recommend the visit. Both sides of the bridge, Ribiera and Gaia, are also quite enchanting!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Albina S
Reviewed 6 days ago

You can't miss the bridge once you are in the city center. It is worth seeing it by night and by day. Try to walk on the top and avoid the trams.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Geetha M
Reviewed 6 days ago

The views from the bridge are super; you get to see both banks of the river and you also get to take in the history of the bridge and the designing of it. By whatever method you use the visit/trip is well worth it!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GlobeTrotting258558
Reviewed 6 days ago

The well-known Porto wine, hence the name of the city, exists in white or red and there are several brands that are excellent.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rita V
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Caroline L
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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