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Great nostalgic trip to Welland

They light up the main street Bridge every night. Beautiful memory from the sixties. Lift bridges... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lisa R
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San Antonio, Texas
The focal point

Love the light and the transformation of downtown, the bride at night with concerts and fireworks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mbolduc716
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Welland, Canada
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Historical Bridge 13 was constructed in Bridge 13 between 1927 and 1930. It was a lift bridge that allowed ships to pass through. Following the closure of the canal at the end of the 1972 shipping season, Bridge 13 was locked permanently in the...more
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They light up the main street Bridge every night. Beautiful memory from the sixties. Lift bridges no longer in use, but beautiful sight!

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love the light and the transformation of downtown, the bride at night with concerts and fireworks is the highlights of summer

Thank mbolduc716
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This bridge lights up for mega activities all year round. The lights also recognize universal events and global tragedies. A must see in town town Welland.

Thank lynned902
Reviewed August 19, 2018

During the day a busy City thoroughfare, it is in the nights when the Welland Bridge # 13 is lit, when it becomes magical.

Thank 42DanielaK
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Looks fantastic all lite up at night and even better from the water via boat, kayak, paddleboard. If you are in Welland during the evening/night then it's worth driving by or through but I wouldn't travel too far as you will spend a minute or...More

Thank Jessica M
Reviewed July 25, 2018

love the colors different nights and for different occasions...lights up the city beautiful best thing they have done to that bridge for welland

Thank carol m
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Come take a close look at the ingenuity built into this lift bridge, when you consider when it was built, it’s amazing to wonder, how did they do this! There are other bridges along the Welland Canal that are still operational, like Allanburg, Ontario. You...More

Thank Oldblue1
Reviewed March 16, 2018

Nothing says Welland more than the bridge. It is kind of great all lit up, and it really is an iconic structure in the city.

Thank Nikki B
Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful historic lift bridge situated in downtown Welland on the section of the old canal. This bridge is decorated with lighting and makes a beautiful backdrop to the downtown. It is often lit in honour of something by changing the colour of the lights! Worth...More

Thank Glenda M
Reviewed December 27, 2017

The bridge is brightly lit, like the Eiffel tower, with commemoration of a wide variety of lights. The bridge was restored recently and is an example of the classic lift bridges up and down the 5th Welland Canal. It is also a good spot to...More

Thank David D
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