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San Juanico Bridge

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Address: Tacloban, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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The San Juanico Bridge, is an arch-shaped truss bridge in the Philippines...

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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Nice view

The iconic location adjoining Samar and Leyte. Really beautifully designed, especially the snaking of the tail at the Samar end.

Reviewed 1 January 2017
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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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.

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Makati, Philippines
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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 the selfies. We did this during the sunset so it was not hot but it... More 

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1 Thank jaysantos_dot_ph
Tacloban, Philippines
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

i have been here a lot of times, i have also passed through this long bridge after Yolanda. when you pass this, its normal just like any bridge but when you see the scene around (just dont imagine the floating objects after Yolanda), its jaw-dropping...

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1 Thank Louie1247
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Reviewed 15 December 2016

Apart from being long, the bridge itself is not very interesting, but the views are worth seeing. There are signs saying vehicles are not allowed to stop on the bridge, but they were being ignored by a few motorists. We drove slowly over the bridge a couple of times before going on to Tacloban (from Samar)

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Thank Dan M
Valenzuela, Philippines
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Beautiful connecting bridge. I was so afraid when a vehicle pass by the bridge because the bridge is starting to shake. It gave me a mini heart-attack; just to get the photo in the middle you have to look out very careful to your left and right.

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Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Longest bridge in Philippines, get a Jeepny out from Tacloban City and walk the bridge. Great views and an easy walk.

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4 Thank Mario P
Las Pinas, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

We rented a trike to go here from downtown Tacloban. 30 mins drive without traffic. Awesome sight! The bridge is shaking a bit every time a car passes by that's why we didn't went up the bridge to take a better pic. :(

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Thank Joyce P
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Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Must see when you visit Tacloban. This bridge is very well built. It survived the 300 plus km winds from the Typhoon Yolanda. You can get some good pictures when you go over the bridge to samar. I always visit the San Juanico bridge while we are visiting Tacloban.

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1 Thank Merlin G
Quezon City, Philippines
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Getting there from the city was not great, roads were being widened so traffic was bad. It was slow going, cab was charging 800 to leyte landing and the bridge. A little rude and too familiar with us.

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Romeoville, Illinois
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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Although a little out of town, the ride is worth it. The longest bridge in the Philippines is a beautiful piece of architecture amongst the island scenery. Great for pics!

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