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Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Philadelphia, PA
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The largest single span suspension bridge in the world, at 1.8 miles, is brilliantly illuminated at night, with every single cable aglow.
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  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
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“new jersey” (20 reviews)
“great walk” (6 reviews)
Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge in Philadelphia is a nice bridge to drive at and you can see an amazing view of the city of Brotherly Love. It’s a must do Atratction.

Thank D_v_D_USA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ben is our most recognizable bridge for a few reasons. It crosses the Delaware river and connects Phila. and NJ right in the center of the city. It is painted blue and is lighted. It also has the PATCO rail line runs under it...More

Thank BobMcGowan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very well maintained public park on water front . A hit for Morning and all time Joggers. Ideal location for family photo ops.

Thank GAUTAMPhagwara
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Yes, other reviewers are correct. You need to join the bridge at Race Street and 5th Street where there is a long walkway leading to the bridge. Watch out for the joggers / runners and even more, the cyclists. At the halfway point, you can...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 5 October 2017

My husband and I had a pleasant walk across the bridge on a relatively warm September morning. Since we live in New Jersey, we took Patco to 8th and Market and had a short walk to the corner of Race and 5th where the pedestrian...More

Thank Trudy P
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Can easily get up to bridge walkway at base of bridge in Philadelphia about a mile from historic area . Then nice easy walk on raised walkway across Delaware river GREAT VIEWS OF PHILLY SKYLINE AND RIVER TRAFFIC . Can walk as short or as...More

Thank Andy R
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Definitely a must as a tourist. The views are beautiful, and it's a great, easy walk. There were many people running and/or bicycling but it wasn't crowded by any means and you can move at your own pace. There were also multiple sitting areas if...More

Thank buffaloveli
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The walkway is one and half miles long and is mostly above the traffic. It's a great way to see the Philadelphia and Camden skylines, the Delaware River, and the river traffic. There's a gentle upgrade so it makes for a good workout. There is...More

1  Thank Markphmnh
Reviewed 31 August 2017

What a amazing suspension bridge over the river Delaware, connecting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Camden, New Jersey. I had two absolutely beautiful walks over the bridge at about 7.00am both mornings. Wonderful views looking towards Philadelphia and watching amazing sun rises peeping through the metal structures...More

1  Thank John Campbell H
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

The bridge spans the Delaware River connecting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Camden, New Jersey. It's a long suspension bridge along which you can drive or walk. We got fantastic views from the river while crossing on the ferry.

Thank BigMerk
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15 August 2015|
Response from TommyBoy94 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Don't know that.
19 December 2014|
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Response from SoapChem | Reviewed this property |
Just go north up to Race and 5th street and that is pretty much where the walkway starts. Coming from independence park just do not cross under the bridge. There is a walkway on the northside of the bridge, but it is... More