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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Try to walk over this bridge as you will get a better feel for it. Lots of history in the construction. A beautiful view along the bridge, with the park coming into view and the freeway below. A great piece of work. Very cool to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Randy2353
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Wonderful piece of Architecture to walk thru as you enter Balboa Park. Created for the 1915 Expo, the bridge still looks great and even better when you get up close and can see the details.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rduinc
Reviewed 28 June 2018

My daughter and crossed this bridge six times walking in and out of Balboa Park from Hillcrest. It is the best way to get into the park from the west, along El Prado. It is spectacular in its construction and was built for the 1915...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jer b
Reviewed 13 April 2018

What an amazing architectural delight to walk across! This bridge does more than connect Laurel Ave. to the heart of Balboa Park. You can enjoy the vistas of the city, airplanes landing, Balboa Park buildings, and the highway (CA-163) below from the bridge by walking...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank GlobalGypsy_13
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Danielle, Ezra, and I spent a day walking around Balboa Park, Cabrillo Bridge, and the surrounding area. Definitely a day well spent.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Rafeek Y
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

This is a great way to enter Balboa and they have done a great job preserving. And keeping the bridge open for everyone.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank WanderingViking96
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

For those reaching Balboa Park by car it would be easy to overlook the views from the bridge more taken with the buildings directly in front. To appreciate this structure, park the car and take a walk. As you enter the bridge from the city...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Cabrillo bridge crosses Highway 163 and is the west entrance to Balboa Park. Walk the bridge for great views of downtown San Diego and just to watch the traffic whiz by on the 163 located a great distance below (40 feet would be my guess)....More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank SoCalOregonian
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Walk or drive, but enjoy around the holidays when it's lit up! Great view of the area, crossing the 163 from the Balboa Park lawns on 6th avenue to the center of Balboa Park (Prado, museums, etc.).

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Mimbleganger
Reviewed 27 September 2015

We walked across this bridge after having dinner at Cucina Urbana. We were going to the Fine Art Gallery for their last Friday night late opening of the summer. It is a lovely way to walk across into the park from I think Laurel Street....More

Date of experience: September 2015
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