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Vizcaya Bridge, Province of Vizcaya

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Often referred to as Vizcaya Bridge, this is the world's oldest transport bridge, built in 1893. Constructed to connect two towns on opposite banks without disrupting the traffic on the Ibaizabal River, it has successfully performed this service since its opening, with only one four-year interruption, during the Spanish Civil War. The bridge is the only Basque monument on UNESCO's World Heritage Site list, and the only industrial heritage site in Spain. Make Vizcaya Bridge part of your personalized Portugalete itinerary using our Portugalete holiday planner.
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  • Is is of a monument "heritage of the humanity", half of transport public for cross the ria of Bilbao between them peoples of Portugalete and Getxo, is can cross instead of by the nacelle pendant, by a gateway that there are in it part upper of the bridge, to which is enter by ones lifts side, that if by slightly more than money.
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  • It is an industrial monument with worldwide recognition! In addition to joining the two banks and represent that that entails, from the top you can enjoy incredible views!
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  • Bilbao has prospered in the steel industry, a powerful bridge is. I'm registered on the World Heritage list. Views, visit the weather was nice, so was very clean. A little away from the center of Bilbao, but can be reached by underground takes about 20 minutes. On sunny days, take a look at.
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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.
  • 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.
  • Gran obra d'enginyeria. Visita molt interessant
  • 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