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Benjamin Franklin Bridge

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Address: Philadelphia, PA
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The largest single span suspension bridge in the world, at 1.8 miles, is...

The largest single span suspension bridge in the world, at 1.8 miles, is brilliantly illuminated at night, with every single cable aglow.

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My husband and I decided on the spur of the moment to walk over it! An exceptionally easy climb and walk across and great views! Saw plenty of families and youngsters on... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
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On the road again
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1,120 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 388 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nighttime is a cool drive time to head over the bridge to/from Philly as the lights of the skyline are bright and visible. Traveled over the bridge on 5.4.17 for an event on Broad St a few blocks north of city hall. the Doctor hit me with a helpful vote!

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Toronto
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1,057 reviews
242 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 407 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This was at the time it was built the largest suspension bridge in the world. It lost that title quickly, but it's really beautiful and a great place to take photos.

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

My husband and I decided on the spur of the moment to walk over it! An exceptionally easy climb and walk across and great views! Saw plenty of families and youngsters on bicycles. Definitely recommend it!

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Stamford, Connecticut
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1,743 reviews
568 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 334 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Great to take pictures from afar. I would like to walk across it. I imagine it would have great views of downtown.

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Thank Autumn M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

a great way to get to jersey for the shore and gambling lots of restaurant in so jersey see a wonderful days worth of good times for all or just that love interest!!!!!!

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Park in Camden and walk the bridge to Philadelphia. Great walk with great views on a nice day. An easy walk for anyone. Not at all strenuous.

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Thank Jim M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Benjamin Franklin Bridge is one of the oldest and best in country. Goes right from the center city to the city of Camden - on the other side of Delaware River. A grand structure! Especially well looking at dusk and at night.

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Bratislava, Slovakia, Europe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This bridge is nice, but it is not the must in Philadelphia. You can take some nice pictures there..

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Forked River, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Connecting Camden, NJ and Philadelphia and points south, this bridge can get hectic.Stay in left lanes for 8th Street and Center City, as well as for I-676 and I-76, and the right lanes for I-95 and points south heading to Philly. Heading to Camden, stay in left lanes for Routes 38, 70 and 130 (Shore points and east), and immediate... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Stunning big suspension bridge across the Delaware river connecting Philadelphia Pennsylvania and Camden New Jersey. A busy but attractive iconic bridge.

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