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Riverside de Occidente

Parte Baja Del Puente De Occidente, Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia
+57 4 3689738
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“old bridge” (3 reviews)
“cauca” (3 reviews)
“mototaxi” (2 reviews)
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Parte Baja Del Puente De Occidente, Santa Fe de Antioquia, Colombia
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+57 4 3689738
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great feat of engineering considering age of bridge. There's a couple of places for photos and you can drive across. Incorporate a visit here with a drive around this area. It's interesting, but I would incorporate it with visiting other places in the area on...More

Thank PanaTravelRoo
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Great feat of engineering considering age of bridge. There's a couple of places for photos and you can drive across. Incorporate a visit here with a drive around this area.

Thank PanaTravelRoo
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Kust as other tripadvisors suggested, we took the mototaxi to the bridge. We got off and walked to the other side. Really nice views and the just learning about this old bridge and its creator is interesting. We got an ice cream in the other.side...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

No visit to this region is complete without a trip to the bridge. The ride to and from town and across the bridge was about $12 US. Designed by the architect of the Brooklyn Bridge this is an historical marvel of technology and well worth...More

Thank BlueMarlinDave
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Spanning the Rio Cauca not far from Santa Fe de Antioquia (a cheap tuk-tuk ride from town) the bridge which was built in 1895 stands proudly above the churning river waters. Open for cars it has one single track. Before it was opened to the...More

Thank Randal M
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

You can either drive or walk over the bridge to the other side. A bit scary because you can feel the bridge sway a bit as you are going over. Traffic is controlled with 1 or 2 cars crossing at a time. The traffic is...More

Thank LindaB1947
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Took a mototaxi from central square. It was a pleasant ride. Upon arrival we elected to cross the bridge by foot. Our driver met us on the other side and agreed to wait 20 minutes. We took pis and had a cold drink before our...More

Thank tikibartobe
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Reviewed 2 December 2016

I have learned so much history in this country and I am learning more. I was able to get to this place by bus and totally loved and enjoyed the experience. Also, to get to the suspension bridge, a motoraton is need. Total trip was...More

Thank Rod T
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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

You can get the bridge after 20 minutes driving by car. It is beautifull, it is nice to cross it by foot, take some photos and after that enjoy an ice cream.

Thank Marcela R
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Beautiful viewsof the river valley. Definitely worth going over the bridge to see both sides. Steep approach so be prepared for a long walk / cycle (or take a motorcab).

Thank Christian J
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