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Address: Willemstad, Curacao
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Swings wide many times daily to allow access to one of the busiest ports in...

Swings wide many times daily to allow access to one of the busiest ports in the world. It also separates the two halves of the city.

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Great floating bridge

This bridge connects two of the major sections of town. While it is very old (built in the 1800's) it remains a working bridge, which we found out as it opened while were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Cordova, Maryland
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Cordova, Maryland
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117 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This bridge connects two of the major sections of town. While it is very old (built in the 1800's) it remains a working bridge, which we found out as it opened while were standing on it!

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SW, ONT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When we arrived at the Queen Emma Pontoon bridge it had just begun to swing back towards our side of the channel. It was interesting to watch. The walk across was fun due to the choppy waters in the channel pitching the bridge up and down.

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Halifax, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really enjoyed the opening of the bridge to allow the various boats go through. It connects the cruise port to the central part of Willemstad. Terrific when lit up at night.

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Santa Cruz, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely spot for a stroll, they close this late and then getting back on Punda side? Good luck with that. Overall, this is a nice place to stroll just realize it's constrained by a gate during certain hours.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our cruise ship was here for a full day and did not leave until 11pm. This bridge is so pretty at night. Definitely worth a look around the town after dark.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went into Willemstad specifically to see this bridge. It didn't disappoint. We saw one small boat go threw and it was neat to watch how quick and efficient they work! Worth going to see.

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Nyborg, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

NIce and funny floating bridge, that can swing aside to make room for large ships. Interesting solution to the problem.

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Walpole, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've never reviewed a bridge but this one is worthy. Very interesting pontoon bridge that opens every so often to let boats out like the boats that come from Venezuela to sell fruit and vegetables on the dock. As far as bridges go this may be the most interesting one I have ever seen.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

In this photo see Punda and the Emma Bridge displaced to give way for a commercial ship to leave the island.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped by the city to do some souvenir shopping and happened to come across this bridge. Its definitely a site to see as I've never seen a moving bridge before, nice for some photo opps and to take in the views of the colonial colorful houses.

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