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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 attraction and it's free!

To get from one side of Willemstad to the other there are two bridges. One for cars and it's far away, this is the other one. It's a foot bridge that opens and closes depending on... read more

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 542 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To get from one side of Willemstad to the other there are two bridges. One for cars and it's far away, this is the other one. It's a foot bridge that opens and closes depending on waters traffic. Check the times before crossing if you're in a rush because you could be delayed on one side for a bit. Enjoy!

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Sint-Amands, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Interesting to see the creative solution to have a pedestrian bridge over a busy harbor outlet. Watch it open and close from one of the terraces closeby and enjoy huge vessels passing by.

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Thank DeWolf77
Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved the walking bridge. The bridge opened and closed three times while I was in the area. Beautiful view when walking.

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple idea to move walking bridge so that boats,tankers etc. can get through. Blue flag means bridge will be back to walking bridge in 10-15 mins. Orange flag means it will take longer as larger ships coming through.

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Thank prevfromPurley
Miami, United States
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool experience. We ate dinner at the Governor House on the balcony with the best view of Punda, Willemstad. The bridge opened and closed multiple times while we were there. We had the 6 pm reservation for dinner and were able to see the bridge in action both during the day and evening. After dinner, great walk across the... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoy the opening and closing of this unique pontoon bridge from the Iguana Bar terrace! Very enjoyable!

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Magnolia, DE
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very cool & clever footbridge.......Great view from the bridge! Willemstad is colorful, open market very interesting... Unfortunately lots of rundown lots & drsetted building nearby close by downtown.

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Vermilion, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This bridge is beautiful lit up at night. And it's fun to walk across. Lots of people stopping to take pictures.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge is unique and historic. It has been recently refurbished and is fully functional. The bridge pivots on a fulcrum on the Otrobanda bank, there is a marine engine with propeller on the final section that powers the bridge to move from the open to closed positions. The bridge really comes alive at dusk as it... More 

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't Harde, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking the Pontoon Bridge is a "must do" visiting Punda and Otrobanda. I must admit that the view you have on the city and the natural harbor are nice. But it won't keep you occupied for more then 30 minutes. Nice to do but that is it

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