Hercilio Luz Bridge, Florianopolis

(3.7/5 based on 1,800+ reviews on the web)
Linking the island with the mainland, Hercilio Luz Bridge is one of the largest suspension bridges in the world. The towers that support the bridge rise 74 m (243 ft) above sea level. You may notice slight changes in height as you cross the bridge by car or bus, this is because the truss supporting the roadway is above the roadway itself joining with the cable below and causing slight differences in height along the way. The bridge’s designer, Hercilio Luz, passed away before seeing its completion in 1926.

the bridge's name was originally planned to be “Independence Bridge,” a fitting tribute as all the materials were  brought from the United States. However, the name was changed to pay homage to the bridge’s deceased designer. Plan to visit Hercilio Luz Bridge and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Florianopolis attractions using our Florianopolis vacation generator.
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  • Postcard of Floripa! Without doubt a beautiful place, which is part of the history of this beautiful city. Worth knowing, and add in the script.
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  • Hercílio Luz bridge is a symbol of the city, is currently closed and under construction but will soon be possible to pass again. A historic bridge and only!
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  • Beautiful to see tourist spot, the night lighting is impressive. Beautiful! Worth a walk by there.
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  • So come tomorrow and see this historic and superb bridge. *****
  • Cartão postal da cidade. Fechada.
  • Nice..........
  • Marco símbolo de Florianópolis.
  • A ponte estava em reforma toda desmontada.