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San Juanico Bridge

Tacloban, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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A walk between the two province, Leyte - Samar

2.2km long bridge, we walked from Leyte to Samar for 30-45 mins. The bridge's view is great on the... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Jean M
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... read more

Reviewed 12 February 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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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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Tacloban, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

2.2km long bridge, we walked from Leyte to Samar for 30-45 mins. The bridge's view is great on the Samar side. Vehicles can't stop in the middle of the bridge so you need to go down on the further end of the bridge. From the...More

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 12 February 2017

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.

Thank SirZok
Reviewed 11 February 2017 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...More

Thank pepperchip
Reviewed 9 February 2017

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 &...More

1  Thank romidiloy
Reviewed 30 January 2017

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).

Thank TeyHM888
Reviewed 13 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...More

Thank Arlene W
Reviewed 8 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.

Thank GeeMags
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....More

Thank jerbysanto
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.

Thank Daran71
Reviewed 31 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...More

1  Thank jaysantos_dot_ph
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Nancy N
and how to get back from San Juanico?
2 May 2017|
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Response from Mario P | Reviewed this property |
We caught a jeepney back into Tacloban.
Hazel Joy T
How do I get there using public transportation from Tacloban City?
9 November 2016|
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Response from Richard J | Reviewed this property |
You can get a jeepney from Tacloban public market. Look for a jeepney saying Sanjuanico bridge. the fare would be Php 20.