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Sixth of October Bridge

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Sixth of October Bridge

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KGB777 wrote a review Apr. 2020
Singapore, Singapore41,756 contributions2,759 helpful votes
I was driven across this bridge during Uber rides whilst in Cairo in Nov 2019. It seemed like a very average bridge without much to make it worthy of a visit. Entirely functional as a bridge, but nothing to see as a tourist attraction.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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DEK_29 wrote a review Apr. 2020
Brisbane, Australia1,089 contributions1,103 helpful votes
A bridge that links two areas of Cairo (Tahrir square, and Gezira Island) is a busy thoroughfare most times of the day. having traversed it a number of times on our last Egyptian vacation, I found it an easy way to get from Giza to the Egyptian Museum and then to Zamalek for lunch. You get a good view of the Nile River from the bridge even in a car. The name of the bridge comes from the date that the Egyptian army crossed the Suez canal to start the 1973 Arab–Israeli War (Yom Kippur War).
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Date of experience: January 2020
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macedonboy wrote a review Nov. 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom146,685 contributions100,867 helpful votes
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The 6th October Bridge is a pedestrian bridge and elevated highway in central Cairo that spans the River Nile twice. About half a million people in Cairo use the bridge on a daily basis and my goodness it's busy virtually all the time. The bridge is of a girder design and designed more for functionality than aesthetics. It's an impressive feat of engineering, but not much to look at night or day. The road is so busy I only walked on it for a bit before deciding it just wasn’t worth the effort.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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David B L wrote a review Feb. 2019
Los Angeles, California8,329 contributions1,042 helpful votes
The 6th of October Bridge links the East and West banks of the Nile in downtown Cairo & is not a particularly impressive structure - rather a convenient transportation necessary.
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Date of experience: October 2018
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M S wrote a review Nov. 2018
Cairo70 contributions21 helpful votes
Most people think of the sixth of October bridge from a traffic point of view... There is a hidden treasure that they don’t see... It’s hidden in plain sight as the bridge crosses the Nile. The side walk in that section offers a marvellous walk and view of the Nile, Tahrir square, and Zamalek Island.
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Date of experience: November 2018
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