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Ponte Romana de Trajano

Rua Candido Sotto Mayor | Rio Tâmega - Centro Histórico, Chaves 5400-165, Portugal
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Romantic bridge to cross by foot

Well preserved bridge that is the perfect backdrop for professional or amatuer photographers. Every... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
Suz2002
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Almancil, Portugal
Back in time

Great bridge to experience what it must have been like in the first century to cross a river on... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2016
Sergio D
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Ludlow, Massachusetts
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Rua Candido Sotto Mayor | Rio Tâmega - Centro Histórico, Chaves 5400-165, Portugal
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

Well preserved bridge that is the perfect backdrop for professional or amatuer photographers. Every angle is beautiful.

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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great bridge to experience what it must have been like in the first century to cross a river on foot. Nice cafes and retaurant on both sides. Beautiful for taking pictures. Recommend going to river side and take picture from afar as its truly picturesque...More

Thank Sergio D
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Situated on the magnificent river Tamega, in the heart of the city of Chaves, this is a fantastic Roman work also known as "bridge of Trajan."The monument was built between the late first century and early second century A.D., during the Romanization process in the...More

Thank Grace P
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

It's the main monunent of the city. It's well preserved and it provides a pleasant walking. I advice you to visit also the town's main museum so you can better understand the bridge's history.

Thank Fernando A
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A part-Roman bridge as the top layer is modern. Very pretty - good photo opportunity from either side. Pedestrian-only over the river although wide enough for vehicles - weight capability? The fun thing is that cars can drive under the arches on the river bank,...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Lovelly to stroll along, has 12 arches although 4 are now hiden with side buildings. Leads to other side of river that enables you to walk for miles along the river

Thank megan s
Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful a excelente view from the river. You ca go for a walk or just gagging out on the gardens. Lovely

Thank Ana Ramos Silva
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

This roman bridge was built in the 1st and 2nd centuries that spans the River Tamega and has two large commerative columns in the middle. The text on the columns are of pre Roman towns. This bridge is shut to traffic and can only be...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Crossing the bridge seemed to divide the touristy parts of Chaves with the locals. Its a stone bridge with the original Roman pillars placed along its length. Its markedly different from the 2 other river crossings on view and a great place to view the...More

Thank Philip R
Reviewed 21 September 2015

This is a nice roman bridge in Chaves, a nice town to make a little stop.Like this bridge you find so many overall in Portugal but if you have the chance, just look at it and enjoy.

Thank KristinVanCauteren
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