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Vizcaya Bridge, Getxo
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  • This magnificent structure was just in front of my hotel and was the only way I could see to get across the water. As a foot passenger it was a minimal charge of €0.40 each way. There wasn't a long wa...  more »
  • We walked here from the Cruise terminal in Getxo - it's a pleasant 20-30 minute walk along the promenade. This structure is quite fascinating - especially when you consider the age of it. We bought a ...  more »
  • This bridge was apparently the first transporter bridge in the world and is still functioning now, ferrying people and cars from Portugalete to Getxo. It's an impressive structure and a wonderfully co...  more »
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  • Fantastic early 19th century engineering still in use today. Lovely visit for 7 euros you can ride in the gondola and take the lift to the top and walk over. Signs in English give you the history of the bridge. A world heritage site.
  • Gran obra d'enginyeria. Visita molt interessant
  • A beautiful 19 century bridge. Not to miss in a Bilbao visit. Fantastic views from the top. A witness of the Bilbao's industrial XIX&XX century glory.
  • Can really recommend seeing if you are visiting Bilbao. The view is stunning, and if you get a ticket for walking over, you also get to take the gondola back (in short you can pass it both ways). It is worth noting that the information posts along the walkway on the top seem to be ordered chronologically from the Getxo side to the Portugalete side. A good way to get here is to take the metro from Bilbao.
  • There are three ways to enjoy the view, the best one is taking the elevator that costs 7€ or 5€ with a student card, it's a total must to visit if you're at Bilbao and want to know the surround area