Vasco Da Gama Bridge

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  • Address: Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:45 Mins
  • Tags: Scenic Drive, Bridge, Family And Kids, Architecture

Vasco Da Gama Bridge - Review

Vasco Da Gama Bridge is the longest one in Europe. This architectural marvel is about 16 kms long and stretches across the Tagus River. It is not just its length but also its architectural beauty that makes this bridge a sight worth seeing.

The bridge is wide enough to have 6 lanes and the number might even be increased soon. An excellent example of the modern architecture of Lisbon, this lovely bridge is a definite must see but a drive down its lovely stretch is sure to be an amazing experience too. Be sure to put this one down on your list.

Vasco Da Gama Bridge Opening and Closing Hours

  • This bridge is always open.

How To reach Vasco Da Gama Bridge by Public Transport

  • Pacos de Concelho

Restaurants Near Vasco Da Gama Bridge

  • Republica Da Cerveja
  • Irish & Co.
  • Bufalo Grill

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TripHobo Highlights for Vasco Da Gama Bridge

  • Vasco Da Gama Bridge Address: Vasco da Gama Bridge, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Vasco Da Gama Bridge Timing: 24-hrs
  • Vasco Da Gama Bridge Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Vasco Da Gama Bridge(preferred time): 07:00 am - 09:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Vasco Da Gama Bridge: 00:45 Mins
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  • Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vasco_da_Gama_Bridge
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Things to Know Before Visiting Vasco Da Gama Bridge

  • 37.38% of people who visit Lisbon include Vasco Da Gama Bridge in their plan

  • 45.48% of people start their Vasco Da Gama Bridge visit around 07 AM - 08 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Vasco Da Gama Bridge

Monday, Friday and Saturday

91.37% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Vasco Da Gama Bridge

People normally club together Oceanário De Lisboa and Gare De Oriente while planning their visit to Vasco Da Gama Bridge.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Vasco Da Gama Bridge, Lisbon Reviews

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  • It's long, very long, so long street racers choose it to make top speed runs at night. The view is quite interesting from it and to it. Not a must but certainly a walk under it will be quite ralecing and at night I will offer great pictures of the belly of the "monster".

  • Beautiful cable bridge lookalike of San Francisco Golden gate bridge. Well maintained neat and clean. Breath taking views of the Tagus river flowing below while crossing the bridge. Great drive lovely weather and smooth roads. Overall a nice experience!

  • Beautiful bridge. One of two briges that links the north side - Lisboa, and the south side of Lisboa. You take around 5 to 10 minutes to cross it with no traffic.

  • The Vasco da Gama Bridge (Portuguese: Ponte Vasco da Gama; pronounced [ˈpõt(ɨ) ˈvaʃku dɐ ˈɡɐmɐ]) is a cable-stayed bridge flanked by viaducts and rangeviews that spans the Tagus River in Parque das Nações in Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. It is the second longest bridge in Europe after transcontinental the Crimean Bridge[6], and the longest bridge entirely within Europe, the third longest including viaducts,[7][8] with a total length of 12.3 kilometres (7.6 mi), including 0.8 kilometres (0.50 mi) for the main bridge and 11.5 kilometres (7.1 mi) in viaducts.[3] The Bridge is served by 4.8 kilometres (3.0 mi) of dedicated access roads.[3] It was built to alleviate the congestion on Lisbon's 25 de Abril Bridge, and eliminate the need for traffic between the country's northern and southern regions to pass through the capital city.[9] Construction began on February 1995; the bridge was opened to traffic on 29 March 1998, just in time for Expo 98, the World's Fair that celebrated the 500th anniversary of the discovery by Vasco da Gama of the sea route from Europe to India

  • The best way to cross river Tejo on the rush hour!

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