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Puente Gral Rafael Urdaneta, Maracaibo
(3.6/5 based on 140 reviews on the web)
Cross the famous Puente Gral Rafael Urdaneta, the city’s most iconic landmark. The large, concrete marvel of architecture, named after Venezuelan Independence War hero, crosses Maracaibo Lake and connects the city with the rest of the country. At almost 9 km (5.5 miles) long, it was one of the longest in the world when it was inaugurated in 1962. Feel the breeze and take in the panoramic view as you ride across the vehicle-only bridge, or experience it from a different view by sailing on the lake under it. Arrange to visit Puente Gral Rafael Urdaneta and other attractions in Maracaibo using our Maracaibo vacation builder.
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  • I had the opportunity for a third time from crossing the bridge by bike, really an experience that does not bored, get off in the middle of the bridge is spectacular!
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  • unites the shores of Lake maracaibo which brings more two areas this costerasde West. As our Lake-shaped guitar, they call it the Lake fork. It has approximately a length of 8 km. and its central part an elevation of 50 meters. The gaita says ¨ when bvoy to Maracaibo and I start to pass the bridge, I feel an emosion so great... you have to buy it for emosionarte.
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  • Amazing architecture that evokes memories of the architectural glory of the old Venezuela! Embraced by the breezes of the impressive Lake of Maracaibo; undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and imposing entrance doors to a city in Venezuela!
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