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I was expecting something Roman

We walked halfway across the bridge before we realised we were standing on what we were looking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
Just ok.

From the top of bridge the view would be good but someone put plexiglass which is old and worn and... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked halfway across the bridge before we realised we were standing on what we were looking for. I thought that Viaducto was a Roman Aqueduct so when i saw that it was just a bridge albeit an interesting one i must admit i was...More

Thank Llewellyn53
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

From the top of bridge the view would be good but someone put plexiglass which is old and worn and not clear. The view from the bottom looking up is much nicer.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

El Viaducto is a bridge that although very impressive to look at is what it is,it's a bridge that runs close to the magnificent Royal Palace and it's hard to miss but it's just a modern concrete structure. Views are obstructed as there are glass...More

Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 24 May 2018

The original viaduct dated to 1874 and was of iron construction. It was replaced in 1934 but received considerable damage during the Civil War and was restored and reopened in 1942. By 1976 the second viaduct proved inadequate for the traffic volumes and was closed....More

Thank Dan L
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

The Viaduct is absolutely huge and runs very close to the Royal Palace and Cathedral. There are thick glass panels blocking access to the edge of the viaduct and consequently the views. I can only assume it's to stop people from falling off...or jumping off?...More

Thank Bozeman-Dublin
Reviewed 4 February 2018

In Madrid took a walking tour and part of the tour visited this bridge. The architecture is magnificent but the history is sad as it was dubbed as suicide bridge.

Thank himsh
Reviewed 28 November 2017

El Viaducto supports the road running south from the palace and the cathedral. Seems to modern with basic concrete design. There were no views possible westwards as frosted screens have been erected to prevent people falling off.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We stayed near here so we got to walk over the viaduct many times. The view was great and streets going under came out to parks and hidden neighborhoods.

1  Thank Chiquis926
Reviewed 23 February 2017

The views are great, you can see how big is the city and the sun setting down, the cathedral on the back, its very nice, there are glasses on each side but its still possible to take good pictures.

2  Thank gatushis
Reviewed 15 July 2016

It is just a bridge but the cantilever design is very impressive, It is close to the cathedral and palace so we came to have a look whilst waiting for the changing of the guards to start. Worth a pass over although you cannot look...More

1  Thank SteveS1970
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