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Built in 1886, this bridge links Porto and Gaia.
As featured in One Day in Porto
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Porto, Portugal
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walk across the lower deck to access the other side of the river, stroll across the upper deck for great views. Catch the Metro across the top deck to go to the Monestry. Watch sunset from either deck keeping in mind lower deck has quite...More

Thank Jen P
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the opportunity to walk along the bridge and took a boat tour that went underneath and both offered brilliant views.

Thank LeonaTC
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The main attraction and must see place to visit and walk across. When visiting Porto. The views are magnificent.

Thank amqhamilton
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a nice bridge, great architecture. We crossed the bridge in the upper level, took the cable car to the riverside way (very nice) and crossed the bridge again at the lower level. I recommend!

Thank LuizC2013
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went there just before the sunset. Best time to walk in the bridge and see the city from the bridge and from either end of the bridge. Quite interesting history and evolution of this bridge. It is very tall and beautiful building to see...More

Thank AlienTraveller1978
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Beautiful views! definitely worth the walk although it’s not the laziest. There’s an elevator for cheaters as well ;-)

Thank Annalyze_Cologne
Reviewed 5 days ago

We would suggest you get the cable car to the top platform of the bridge and walk across the top for the best views.

Thank N9016CTjohnt
Reviewed 6 days ago

A fantastic feat of engineering . A definitive must see, both by walking across it and also by seeing it from the river cruise boats.

Thank 577anthony
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take the metro on the yellow line to Jardim do Morrow and you cross the bridge with lovely views Walked along by the river and crossed the ponte do infante The views back looking at the bridge are amazing too It’s worth a walk back...More

Thank BevTem
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful!!!! Must see place for all people without heights fear, if you are one of this, you may see it from down

Thank NoemiS73
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Caroline L
23 June 2018|
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Response from Broadster67 | Reviewed this property |
The climb tour is on a different bridge. Not sure how long it would take but as you have guides and safety ropes etc...I would imagine 2 hours plus...
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Elaine F
29 July 2017|
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Response from siddhantkeshwani | 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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OlgaD1101
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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