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Ponte Maria Pia

Avenida de Gustavo Eiffel, Portugal
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Early Eiffel masterpiece, viewed best by boat

Built by Gustave Eiffel before his famous exposition tower in Paris, it is still an active railroad... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
Redfoot
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Sun City, Arizona
Significant historical Point of Interest of Porto city

It is an historic iron bridge designed by Mr Eiffel and in the previous century the upper and under... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2015
IsabelMNSS
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Maria Pia Bridge was built between 1876 and 1877, being inaugurated on 4th of November 1877. Its construction was in charge of the Parisian company Eiffel & C.ª, twelve years before the construction of the famous Eiffel Tower in Paris./
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9 Dec 2016
“Early Eiffel masterpiece, viewed best by boat”
4 Sep 2015
“Significant historical Point of Interest of Porto city”
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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Built by Gustave Eiffel before his famous exposition tower in Paris, it is still an active railroad bridge and worth a look (best to take a sail beneath it, as it is not visible from the city center)

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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

It is an historic iron bridge designed by Mr Eiffel and in the previous century the upper and under tray were used by vehicles crossing between the two cities of Porto and Vila Nova de Gaia. The bridge itself is very beautiful. With the construction...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2015

It was planned by Gustave Eiffel, and was ready in 1867. It is still in use, but you cannot walk on it.

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Reviewed 26 March 2015

the Maria Pia Bridge in Opporto was built by Gustave Eiffel. It opened in 1877 and closed in 1991. It was used for trains. It was designated a national treasure by the National Monuments. It was made of wrought iron. It spans 1,158 feet and...More

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