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Octavio Frias de Oliveira bridge

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Address: Marginal Pinheiros, entre as pontes do Morumbi e Eng. Ari Torres | Brooklin, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Beautiful bridge

This is a very beautiful bridge. Went past it today and it's a shame the surroundings aren't better kept for.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2015
Nisse A
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This bridge has an interesting architecture, but it is definately too big for the place where it was built. Some say it was Globo (TV network) that intervened in its construction through local government for it to be just a backgroud for its news programs. Makes sense. Just cars allowed on it, no buses, no pedestrians, no bikes. Looks better... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

This is a very beautiful bridge. Went past it today and it's a shame the surroundings aren't better kept for.

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Thank Nisse A
State of Sao Paulo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

became one of the main postcards of the capital, inspired the construction of several other bridges with similar architecture ("cable-stayed"). Worth the visual from the Marginal Pinheiros, and even go through it to enjoy.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

I like the fact that some constructions in Brazil are also pieces of art and this is one of it. If you are visiting in Sao Paulo try drive through the bridge or park around and cross walking to take amazing pics.

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Thank Vanessa P
Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2014

Beautiful place, but only for the Globo TV channel and some photos. If you are a pedestrian, it's impossible visit there, because doesn't have a sidewalk!

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Stuttgart, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2013

This bridge was built to relief the unbelievable traffic jams that (still) forms at the express way 'Marginal Pinheiros' right underneath. It is indeed a beautiful contruction but is definetely not an attraction. If you are passing through Marginal Pinheiros than you can see it near the Brooklin district. It is illuminate at night with collorful lamps. If you are... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

I love this bridge. It is almost a piece of art (that is the reason I took it picture to be my "avatar". During the night it is illuminated and, in special events, the color of the lights are "changed". Drive around it or through it to "enjoy and completethe experience"!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2012

It is simply the most beautifull bridge in the world. It is a usefull wonderfull sculpture.

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