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nothing to shout home about

It's a bridge-nice but nothing special. It was in the guise to take a look which is what we did... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
mummybearSpain
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Alicante, Spain
Calatrava

not really his masterpiece, this bridge. but it is still a Calatrava and therefore nicer then most... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
r0landbrunner
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Zurich, Switzerland
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18 Oct 2018
“nothing to shout home about”
1 Jun 2018
“Calatrava”
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

It's a bridge-nice but nothing special. It was in the guise to take a look which is what we did then went back into the city

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mummybearSpain
Reviewed 1 June 2018

not really his masterpiece, this bridge. but it is still a Calatrava and therefore nicer then most other bridges.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank r0landbrunner
Reviewed 14 April 2018

The old Roman bridge over the river was used for two thousand years until 1991 when the Lusitania Bridge opened. It took the motor traffic and left the Roman bridge to handle pedestrians exclusively. The Lusitania is both appealing visually and of great practical use....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank VWriter
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We only saw it from the park. It's a modern bridge with it's modern arch, supporting modern vehicles.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Antoniodiaspaiva
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Modern bridge improving access. Probably not worth a special trip to be honest but okay to see if passing by.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank tezpil
Reviewed 21 May 2016

This is a new construction and while it is interesting I don't see any reason to make it a destination.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Eaglespro
Reviewed 3 August 2015

The “Puente Lusitania” or Lusitania Bridge is a very modern bridge and was inaugurated in the year 1991, the bridge has a length of 480 meters over the “Guadiana River” and is leading you to the centre of Mérida. The bridge has two lanes for...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 15 June 2015

The Roman bridge was apparently the longest of the Roman Empire; it is a pleasant walk on top, and an extension takes you down to a mid-way point with gardens. Well-maintained, and free!

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Purmamarca
Reviewed 31 May 2015

This is an interesting bridge if only because it acts as a contrast to the other Roman bridge in Merida. Walking across it gives nice views of the surroundings and you walk across the centre, while the cars go along the side of you -a...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank madamedefarge
Reviewed 7 March 2015

Seen from the Roman Bridge it makes you think about Merida then and now, past and future connected by its many buildings, the old and the new. Then when you use this modern bridge you notice a difference with other modern bridges: pedestrians and cyclists...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank tpilomia
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