Hercilio Luz Bridge, Florianopolis

(3.7/5 based on 1,700+ 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
  • A monument full of history and beauty, the best night view when this all lit. Best to see it from the Park gives light that offers a higher view and has a very nice view right.
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  • Was in repair went by the from the front, is a bridge that connects Florianópolis continent with island. Is an icon
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  • To those looking to see some more of the history of the city and seek to meet the best known local tourist spot, the Hercilio Luz bridge is definitely a great program. I advise you to visit for the afternoon near night (after a walk by the sea), since the arrival to timetables with more Sun (summer) can be massante. Not much besides taking pictures at the scene.
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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.