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Ponte de Dom Luis I: Tours & Tickets

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Built in 1886, this bridge links Porto and Gaia.
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Pte. Luiz I, Porto, Portugal
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All reviews the lower level beautiful bridge cable car the river eiffel tower both sides lower bridge across the bridge vila nova de gaia the upper deck upper part by foot port houses port wine cellars nice walk metro pedestrian
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Reviewed yesterday

Wander arround downtown Porto and drift south towards the bridge. Lots of interesting things to see on the way and the view from the bridge is great.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank JohnnyCanuk12
Reviewed yesterday

Early in the morning the Bridge is completely free from tourists and almost none of locals pass over it - thus, you could patiently admire any angle and detail of it and make any photo of Porto you wish without disturbances and interruptions :). It...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank SakeSeguro
Reviewed yesterday

Magnificent bride which can be viewed almost anywhere on the shore or on the water. We took the boat tour and saw the Douro River and all the bridges and the City.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank barrowmrb
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This iconic bride is the ideal spot to start your adventurous Porto tour. You’ll get an overview for the city and where all the sights are located, especially all the Portwine cellars are visible from above which makes it easier to not miss one of...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank sebastiansE9078TM
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We drove to the bridge with the car! Parked the car for 4 hours in a parking lot nearby. Crossing the bridge by foot, lower level, visited the city and returned through the upper level 60 meters high. The bridge is impressive we enjoyed it...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 6 days ago

I did not actually walk over it, as we took a water taxi across the river. However, we took the metro back at sunset, and the view is phenomenal! Also there is a park beside the metro station that is the best place to watch...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Debby P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Walking across the bridge at both levels is a must for views and photos of Porto and Ghia. Visit a winery like Churchill. Have some wine and watch the divers jump off the bridge...offer the long-haired beach blonde guy E20 for a great memory photo.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank fscaffidi
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The bridge is insanely horrifying and up extremely high with a tiny railing that even a small baby could fall over. It is a gorgeous piece of architecture but has clearly been used in dozens of gangland style murders, pushing unsuspecting people over the railing...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank dann249
Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked across the top level with the trams/trains for a fantastic view of the port are and city then cam back across on the bottom level.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Bruce7460
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bridge is the centre point of the Duoro river and has two levels you can walk over making it great for photo opportunities . It is especially nice at dusk when it is lit up.

Date of experience: November 2019
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239CarolineL
June 23, 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
July 28, 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
June 12, 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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