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Named after the famous 15th-century explorer, Vasco da Gama, this immense cable-stayed bridge across the Tagus River is eleven miles long, and punctuated with more than seven miles of bridges and viaducts.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We saw this bridge as we approach Lisbon from the air. I had been told it looks like the Golden Gate Bridge. It is impressive from the air, but not from the ground as we passed under it on the tram.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We crossed Tagus river on our trip from Lisbon airport to Algarve and it was a wonderful experience. The bridge itself is an architectural gem and has become one of the landmarks of modern Lisbon. Baptized after the great personality and "descobridor" that was Vasco...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tuesdsy 9th October and we were returning from our day tour of Lisbon to our hotel in Olhus de Agua on the Algarve and our route out of Lisbon took us across this mighty structure which spans the River Tagus. The total length of the...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve driven of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Fran and this one is so similar looking in construction and colour, that it was pleasing to have the opportunity to drive over it. We went to the Christ the King statue and you can look...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most views of the city include the. Asco da Gama Bridge. Portugal does bridges pretty well, there are a large number of significant bridges in Lisbon, Porto and other locations. We can see the bridge from our apartment and got up close and personal via...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge 14 km bridge with fantastic views. Easiest way is to make sure it's part of any tour you take. Or take a taxi across and back. It's perfect for photos. Shore tours can take you.

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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

A huge bridge that was very well made and it completely dominates the view about Lisbon and the surroundings

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Reviewed September 13, 2018

We chose to drive over this bridge and it is a breathtaking experience. The view is great and you can see Jesus' statue all the time!

Thank Elena257
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Opened in 1998 in time for the Expo now 20 years ago. Tagus river crossing. Northbound to Lisbon toll. South bound free.

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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

This is an outstanding bridge. Lovely to look across the water and see the big statue at the side of the bridge. No doubt a remarkable feat of engineering

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terence b
September 11, 2018|
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Response from Lesterbeach | Reviewed this property |
As I remember you only pay as you enter Lisbon, not departing. It wasn’t vet expensive just a few Euros.
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mariha71
July 18, 2018|
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When you turn in your car inform the rental company of your mishap and they will solve it and charge you for it. If you don't do that you will have trouble in many places in Europe
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Response from Egor S | Reviewed this property |
You can pay with cash. If you use rent car, you can put telepass (transponder) and go straight without stop and queues. The will charge cost of toll-road directly from you card. Very comfortable option,i reccomend. Could... More
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