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San Juanico Bridge

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Address: Tacloban, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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09028464356
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The San Juanico Bridge, is an arch-shaped truss bridge in the Philippines...

The San Juanico Bridge, is an arch-shaped truss bridge in the Philippines stretching from Samar to Leyte crossing the San Juanico Strait. It is part of the Pan-Philippine Highway. It is the longest bridge in the Philippines spanning a body of water with a length of 2.16 kilometers.

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Longest bridge in the Philippines spanning a body of seawater.

Considering this bridge suffered slight damage from Typhoon Yolanda , all is back to normal. We stopped at the top and took pictures with out any problems. Just be careful when... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Considering this bridge suffered slight damage from Typhoon Yolanda , all is back to normal. We stopped at the top and took pictures with out any problems. Just be careful when out of your vehicle.

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a must place to visit. Very picturesque. Although you are not allowed to stop within the whole stretch of the bridge, you can just asked to be dropped off and meet your vehicle at the end of the bridge. It's a marvel that this bridge had been constructed in the 70's and wasn't even damaged by typhoon Yolanda. That... More 

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Juanico Bridge is built in Region 8, showing the love of President Ferdinand Marcos to the Former First Lady Madame Imelda R. Marcos and to the people of Leyte & Samar..it connect 2 provinces, it helps travelers easily access in going to Samar & Leyte Provinces...and boost the economy of said regions..superb view & the structure is really durable... More 

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QUEZON CITY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's definitely one of man made wonders bridging Leyte and Samar. It's one of the greatest accomplishment of the Marcos regime (at least there is one).

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

We rented a taxi from the airport to take us on a day tour. He informed us that he can't stop on the bridge to let us take pictures but offered to drop us off halfway and he'd wait on the end of the bridge in Samar. It was a good day, being cloudy with a hint of drizzles meant... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

It's best to pass by this bridge during daytime so you can appreciate the scenery. Otherwise, you see nothing since the bridge is not well lighted at night.

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Tacloban, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

When you go to San Juanico bridge you are actually witnessing two important places. The most obvious is the bridge, which was donated by Japan to the Philippines in the 1960s. From the 60s till now, this remains as the longest bridge of the Philippines. The other one is that the bridge is straddling the worlds narrowest strait. The body... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

The iconic location adjoining Samar and Leyte. Really beautifully designed, especially the snaking of the tail at the Samar end.

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We hired a car with driver for our Tacloban tour. I asked the driver to drop us off in the start of the San Juanico bridge and to wait for us at the end of it. It took us 45 mins to cross due to the selfies. We did this during the sunset so it was not hot but it... More 

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Tacloban, Philippines
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

i have been here a lot of times, i have also passed through this long bridge after Yolanda. when you pass this, its normal just like any bridge but when you see the scene around (just dont imagine the floating objects after Yolanda), its jaw-dropping...

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