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Built in 1886, this bridge links Porto and Gaia.
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Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed today

Walked across this bridge every day of our stay in Gaia/Porto. We had stayed in an Air B&B on the Gaia side and never tired of the pectacular views on both sides of the bridge.

Thank Mindopoly
Reviewed today via mobile

This bridge although beautiful across the Gaia side and the Porto side is a must and quite beautiful, a badly needed wider walking sidewalk would be helpful

Thank austin_TexasLkd
Reviewed today via mobile

We did both the lower and upper sections of the bridge and both offer excellent views of Porto and the Gaia sides. The upper bridge is closed to vehicles other than the metro, but the lower one get s a lot of traffic and it...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed today

It is a perfect spot to view the action on the waterfront at sunset. The bridge is spectacular to also walk across the higher level (which doubles as the train track) and gives you a birds eye view of Porto and the water.

Thank Debra P
Reviewed yesterday

You can walk across the bridge on the top or the bottom. It can be quite crowded at times but the views are amazing. If you are afraid of heights the top level may be a bit scary. We crossed to visit the Port Houses...More

Thank annrcg
Reviewed yesterday

Porto is just a magical experience overall. You can walk everywhere and the Port district is reached via the bridge which is an engineering feat in itself, looking at when it was built.

Thank DriveNamibiaCarHire
Reviewed yesterday

A fantastic bridge, we walked across several times, in the day time in the night time, we took the train and we crossed in a touring bus. every time you see another part of Porto and the river Duoro. The bridge itself is also a...More

Thank b f
Reviewed yesterday

The river is not particularly busy but the majestic bridges add to its charm. Try the river trip to see them all and walk along both river backs for fabulous photos.

Thank Christopher T
Reviewed yesterday

Fantastic bridge. We got the funicular railway from river level (walking from the Ribiera the entrance is on the upriver side of the bridge) to the high level of the bridge. We walked across - at this level the metro also runs across and once...More

Thank nicklaura14
Reviewed yesterday

An icon in Porto. It was recommended to my cousin & I that we take the cable car up to the top, walk across and explore Porto and upon return to de Gaia, walk across the bottom. We did that and walked along the river...More

Thank Carrie F
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Caroline L
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...
Elaine F
July 28, 2017|
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Response from siddhant k | Reviewed this property |
Yes from the lower deck area and if you see them they will come back and ask for money! Beware!
June 12, 2017|
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