Hercilio Luz Bridge, Florianopolis
(3.8/5 based on 1,600+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • the architecture of this bridge is worthy of Oscar, who have the opportunity to visit, for what it's worth, and yields excellent pictures
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  • Iron bridge, in the historic centre, linking the island to the Mainland. Built at the beginning of the last century, I believe that in 1926, takes its name from a former Governor of the city. Is one of the postcards of Floripa, but is disabled, in maintenance.
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  • One of the most important sights of the city of Florianópolis and living in an "eternal" process of restoration. The work that began some time ago, trudged without finish schedule. After all, it is a point that deserves to be visited. Next, the Hercílio Luz square, there is a gazebo that overlooks the bridge and overlooks much of the downtown area with some historical buildings.
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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.