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Benjamin Franklin Bridge

Philadelphia, PA
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The largest single span suspension bridge in the world, at 1.8 miles, is brilliantly illuminated at night, with every single cable aglow.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average23%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“new jersey” (14 reviews)
“great walk” (4 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Walk the bridge! It's a fun walk with great views. Join other dog walkers, joggers or just ppl watching. The bridge takes you from Camden to Philadelphia or Vice versa.

Thank Vi S
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Nighttime is a cool drive time to head over the bridge to/from Philly as the lights of the skyline are bright and visible. Traveled over the bridge on 5.4.17 for an event on Broad St a few blocks north of city hall. the Doctor hit...More

Thank DoctorVonCueBall
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This was at the time it was built the largest suspension bridge in the world. It lost that title quickly, but it's really beautiful and a great place to take photos.

Thank MaraFromToronto
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My husband and I decided on the spur of the moment to walk over it! An exceptionally easy climb and walk across and great views! Saw plenty of families and youngsters on bicycles. Definitely recommend it!

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Great to take pictures from afar. I would like to walk across it. I imagine it would have great views of downtown.

Thank Autumn M
Reviewed 29 December 2016

a great way to get to jersey for the shore and gambling lots of restaurant in so jersey see a wonderful days worth of good times for all or just that love interest!!!!!!

Thank thomas p
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Park in Camden and walk the bridge to Philadelphia. Great walk with great views on a nice day. An easy walk for anyone. Not at all strenuous.

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Benjamin Franklin Bridge is one of the oldest and best in country. Goes right from the center city to the city of Camden - on the other side of Delaware River. A grand structure! Especially well looking at dusk and at night.

Thank Alexander K
Reviewed 25 September 2016

This bridge is nice, but it is not the must in Philadelphia. You can take some nice pictures there..

Thank tomino_5
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Connecting Camden, NJ and Philadelphia and points south, this bridge can get hectic.Stay in left lanes for 8th Street and Center City, as well as for I-676 and I-76, and the right lanes for I-95 and points south heading to Philly. Heading to Camden, stay...More

Thank gostartraveler
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PhillyJackie
How frequently does shuttle run to / from terminal 1?
15 August 2015|
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Response from TommyBoy94 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. Don't know that.
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travellizard_7
Visiting Philadelphia in March. I am staying near the Independence Park. I was wondering on the best way to access the bridge?
19 December 2014|
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Response from SoapChem | Reviewed this property |
Just go north up to Race and 5th street and that is pretty much where the walkway starts. Coming from independence park just do not cross under the bridge. There is a walkway on the northside of the bridge, but it is... More
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