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Portuguese Bridge: Tours & Tickets

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Near the Blue Nile Water Fall, Debre Libanos, Ethiopia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is very beatiful and has an outstanding view!! And it is a very peaceful, mind relaxing place to visit.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Umar_abk
Reviewed 23 February 2019 via mobile

It is said that Portuguese bridge is one of the top destinations within the area. Well, it is just a small stone bridge that was not even built by Portuguese. On the other hand, the view to the gorge is excellent and there are plenty...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank MakkiVakki
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

The way has dervers and colourful nature. On the way from Addis its it's recommended to stop for hot or cold drinks at Hile resort which previously was ya ya village. On site stop to enjoy the company of the monkeys. The entrance to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OpherD1
Reviewed 25 January 2019

Nothing more than that, an old stone bridge, built with roughly hewn rocks. It looks very old, and that's the charm of it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ku_en_Ma
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We went to the Portuguese Bridge on a whim to kill sometime in the day before flying out in the afternoon. Based ob the reviews I read I almost skipped it. Thank god I didn’t because it turned out to be alit better than expected....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sup409
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This amazingbridge built over 500 years ago over a rushing waterfall is a must to see, espically in the raing season when the river is in full flood. So what if it's raininmg.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CyrilY6
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

It’s an impressive sight, stretching out across the gorge! What makes it fascinating is the fact that it was built with ostrich eggshells and limestone four hundred years ago

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank ProdiptoB2
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I have visited the Portuguese Bridge many times for business purpose. I always love the scenery which is more beautiful during the Ethiopian rainy season (June to September) as it would also offer powerful waterfall. Entrance fee for foreign visitors is 45 Ethiopian Birr per...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank mulukeng2016
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We went to the Portuguese Bridge on a day trip out of Addis with our two young children. Because the kids really wanted to see Gelada monkeys (baboons), we went there first as our driver believed we would have the best chance there, we were...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank nomadicmel
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I have been meaning to get here for many years and it was worth it! In the past this road has been closed due to unrest and protesting but with the new PM the country of Ethiopia is on the mend and the unrest is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Mohd A
24 May 2018|
Response from JennaLThompson | Reviewed this property |
If you are only in Addis for one day you probably don’t want to waste it driving up to the Portuguese Bridge even though I highly recommend the trip. It would take about 5 hours of your day to drive to the bridge, spend an... More