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This old canal traversing bridge is unique amongst many more in the Niagara area due to its nightly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rick G
via mobile
Great nostalgic trip to Welland

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

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Lisa R
San Antonio, Texas
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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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Welland, Ontario L3B 3W7, Canada
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All reviews beautiful at night beautiful sight focal point different occasions every night lit up special occasions many years lighting colour downtown landmark lite lift beauty illumination honor
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This old canal traversing bridge is unique amongst many more in the Niagara area due to its nightly illumination. Interesting to view up close and at a distance.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rick G
Reviewed October 3, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa R
Reviewed October 3, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank P3289TNnikkib
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

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Glenda M
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