Ponte Vasco da Gama
Ponte Vasco da Gama
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Named after the famous 15th-century explorer, Vasco da Gama, this immense cable-stayed bridge across the Tagus River is eleven miles long, and punctuated with more than seven miles of bridges and viaducts.
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4.5
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA17,059 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
This is a very long bridge leading from the Oriente aea across the wide river. Part of it is raised up to let ships pass, but the rest is low near the river. It looks quite grand and can be seen from many part of the city. A grand bridge, but it also serves an important transportation purpose.
Written 26 November 2023
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rayraysworld
Warwick, UK1,990 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
this bridge is an absolute wonder. so long and up and down and winding and completely stunning. so why have i given it a 4 and not a 5. because lisbon has 2 completely amazing bridges and you cannot walk or cycle over either of them and that hurts. got great views of this from the cable car. amazing bridge
Written 10 August 2023
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Harrison F. Carter
Cologne, Germany10,878 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Solo
The first I stopped to see upon arrival, walking from the Metro system, and a lovely long walk along the promenade until you reach the bridge. Loved it... Stretching off into the distance.
Written 21 February 2023
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Book M
4 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Lisbon is one of the nicest cities in the world. People are very friendly and kind.
Coffee and cakes are superb and vinho verde is an excellent all-around drink.
June 12 is the St Anthony fiesta and the whole of Central Lisbon is permeated with the smell of BBQ sardines. Azulejos, the ceramic tiles are the decoration signature across the whole of Portugal. While in Lisbon do not miss Palacio della Fronteira on the outskirts of the city with easy connections. But make an appointment to Palacio; there are many functions there. And make sure you buy FADO CD; would help you to remember your experience of a good time in Lisbon but also in Portugal.
Written 6 February 2023
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NHjo
Saco, ME8,639 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
Now THIS is a bridge! We drove on it back and forth to Lisbon coming from Sesimbra. Magnificent architecture and great views, especially nice at night.
Written 1 December 2022
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wendyanddavid536
Solihull, UK2,214 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
An amazing bridge, the second longest in Europe after the Crimea Bridge at over 12km long, linking Lisbon and Montijo. When we were there the traffic queue to join the bridge was so long that unfortunately we did not get to cross the bridge, but driving alongside the River Tagus, the bridge is certainly architecturally stunning.
Written 21 October 2022
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BrakiWorldTraveler
Belgrade, Serbia17,797 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Named after the famous Portuguese explorer, this is the longest bridge in Europe spanning over the Tagus river.
It connects the new northeastern part of Lisbon - Parque des Nacoes (Nations Park) with a small town of Montijo across the bay.
If you have time, I suggest an interesting trip over this bridge, making a full circle through towns of Montijo and Almada and returning to Lisbon over the 25 April bridge (see that review). It will require around 2 hours with included stops on interesting places along the way.
Written 4 July 2022
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Steviefull
Kidderminster, UK1,758 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
We went to visit the oceanarium and got a great view of the bridge from by the Vasco Da Gama tower.

Measuring 17km and barely able to see the end of the bridge it really is an impressive sight, well as bridges go.

Worth a visit just so its in the memory for the inevitable quiz question on The Chase.
Written 15 May 2022
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WorldTravellerSoon
Canada385 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
As soon as we planned to go to Lisbon, I planned to see and cross the Vasco da Gama bridge (not by foot) - the second longest bridge in Europe.

We went to Parque das Nacoes and the Vasco da Gamma Mall. From this area, we took bus 431 (or bus 432) to cross the bridge to Freeport Outlet Mall.

It was a wonderful ride on the bridge when the weather was nice. I could see the bus leaving Lisbon behind and heading to a long journey to Montijo. It took the bus 20 mins to cross the bridge.
Written 29 April 2022
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Thomas V
Oakland, CA17,059 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
Did not cross it, but I walked a long way along the river in the Parc de Nocoes and I admired this very long bridge. Most of it is down low close to the river, but there is a tall span to accommodate ships.
Written 16 April 2022
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