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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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A must to visit in your in Curacao

The downtown area which is accessible via the Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge is very European, colorful buildings, outdoor café and shops. I would recommend a stop her for the... read more

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Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

The downtown area which is accessible via the Queen Emma Pontoon Bridge is very European, colorful buildings, outdoor café and shops. I would recommend a stop her for the afternoon

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Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We sat outside at the Iguana Cafe (which is situated quite close to the bridge) for a lunchtime snack and a cocktail or two. The bridge opened and closed twice whilst we were there and it is a surprise to see it open and close AND still have people on it!! 😱😱 We're unable to try this ourselves, unfortunately ☹️

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Thank waikikirob
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This bridge allows to crossover to the other side of downtown. Its a little rocky because of the water. At night lights go across the top and its beautiful.

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Thank Debra W
Missouri City, Texas
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Interesting bridge, it wasn't ready to cross when we got there, so we went on our excursion. When we got back there were people crossing the bridge but the ladies wanted to shop before going back to the ship.

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Thank Keith S
McDonough, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a thing and if you want to get over to the beautiful waterfront area of Curacao from the cruise port, you'll want to walk over it.

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Thank karenapardue1234
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This bridge shouldn't be listed as an attraction. This is more like a walk by or walk over site to see. I saw this bridge both at night and during the day and besides the history behind this bridge it isn't that special.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've never seen anything like this. It's actually quite old and quirky and fascinating to watch at least for an hour or two while it is operating. It's hot so take a hat and water and sunscreen as you will be in the sun. The operation of the flags and whistles and that they let people stay on the bridge... More 

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Thank Terry C
Niagara Falls, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The most amazing sight you will ever see or experience with a 'floating bridge'. Was one of the highlights of our trip to Curacao. Was amazing to watch or to be on it while it opened to let ships into the harbor. Put this on your 'bucket list'!

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Thank Kathy P
Lancaster, Texas
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is an amazing pontoon bridge - can't believe it was built so long ago!! It's really cool to walk across the bridge - but even cooler to see it open and close to let the big boats go through the channel.

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Kenilworth, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is so unusual it is a must see for the engineers out there (like me) and for those on holiday. We were lucky enough to see the bridge in action and to also see people running across before it closed and also see tourists panicking as they realised that the route back to their hotel or cruise ship was... More 

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