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Built in 1886, this bridge links Porto and Gaia.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“the lower level” (232 reviews)
“beautiful bridge” (199 reviews)
“cable car” (220 reviews)
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Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday

At first, I was reluctant to go to the top of the bridge because I thought there was going to be a hike. There wasn't and even if there was it would be worth. I started from the Porto side and crossed over to the...More

Thank Jonah L
Reviewed yesterday

The view is amazing. This is a historical mark everyone should visit, anda passa in the metro is also very nice.

Thank Marta M
Reviewed yesterday

It takes only 3 minutes to cross this beautiful bridge. Allows beautiful photographs of both sides of the river. It is an icon of the city, and was designed by the famous French engineer Gustave Eiffel.

Thank luispedromartins
Reviewed yesterday

This is a beautiful walk in one of the most beautiful places in Porto: Ribeira and Cais de Gaia. In Porto side you can find the tradition of the old houses near the river, wonderful typical restaurants and all the charm of the old part...More

Thank Liliane1969
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A truly beautiful bridge. Nice to walk on the upper level (unless you’re afraid of heights). The lower level is highly unpleasant to walk on, as the sidewalks are very narrow and not all cars travel slowly. As can be expected, the whole area is...More

Thank Pertti H
Reviewed 2 days ago

The area around the bridge has many restaurants, shops and bars. You can be on the south side of the river in about a five minute walk. There are many wine cellars, restaurants and vendors here are well.

Thank retaxus
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It’s a very impressive bridge, I was so excite that I took photos of every view :) I recommend to go at night to the pier to take some wine and enjoy the view

Thank itzel_hm
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ok, an attractin that tou cannotmiss. Recoended even at night! If you suffer from hights, well dont stand too close to the edge.

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ponte Dom Luis provides a stunning view of Porto. What a great idea to make the upper deck available to pedestrians and trams only. No noisy cars or smelly exhaust to deal with. Make sure you visit at night and daytime for the panoramic view...More

Thank Abe U
Reviewed 6 days ago

The bridge itself is an architectural landmark o be certain, but best part is the views from the deck on it's top. Day or night. In the morning you can watch the fog roll in and out over the Duoro river, midday you can see...More

1  Thank Don S
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Elaine F
29 July 2017|
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Response from siddhant k | Reviewed this property |
Yes from the lower deck area and if you see them they will come back and ask for money! Beware!
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Olga D
12 June 2017|
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Response from Ed G M | Reviewed this property |
I would not worry about it! The bridge is quite wide so if you get nervous, you can walk in the middle of the track and not be forced to look down. I have some height issues but no worries for me here. Give it a try. You... More
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ChorleyKatyb
5 May 2017|
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Response from Richard3150 | Reviewed this property |
Yep you can walk on both levels but the top level is much better. My partner is also put off by heights and she stayed away from the edge and still saw the views. The trams run along the top level in both direction so you... More
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