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Alexandra Bridge

From St. Patrick St. | To St-Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N4, Canada
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Cool Bridge

Great old metal bridge connecting Ottawa to Quebec. Great photos too all times of the year. Really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Spuddler
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Charlottetown, Canada
It is a Bridge that connects Ontario and Quebec

This is a bridge over the Ottawa River that connects the cities of Gatineau and Ottawa as well as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Darren D
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Kemptville, Canada
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This bridge linking Ottawa and Hull is a nice place to walk, bike and take pictures.
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From St. Patrick St. | To St-Laurent Blvd., Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9N4, Canada
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"canadian museum of history"
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"ottawa river"
in 32 reviews
"great views of parliament"
in 6 reviews
"pedestrian lane"
in 3 reviews
"walking path"
in 4 reviews
"nice walk"
in 9 reviews
"civil engineering"
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"car traffic"
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"great lookout"
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"viewing platform"
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"bike riding"
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"jacques cartier park"
in 3 reviews
"taking pictures"
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"beautiful country"
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"view of the river"
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"interesting architecture"
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"nepean point"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great old metal bridge connecting Ottawa to Quebec. Great photos too all times of the year. Really sharp in the winter too.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a bridge over the Ottawa River that connects the cities of Gatineau and Ottawa as well as the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec. It does have a walking path on one side that has amazing views of the river and parliament. Note this...More

Thank Darren D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a lover of metal work this bridge is a marvel. A nice history and the fact it is an inter-provincial bridge makes it that more interesting.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

well, there is a bridge that goes from Ottawa to Gatineau and its made of metal and cars can drive over it. However, there is a very good footpath on the side of the bridge which does give excellent views of Ottawa on its cliffs...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Designed as a National Historic Civil Engineering Site, the Alexandra Bridge spans the Ottawa River adjacent to the Parliament Buildings, connecting downtown Ottawa, Ontario with downtown Gatineau, Quebec. Constructed in the late 1800s, it was originally intended for train and later, trolley car traffic and...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

Great walking bridge with stunning views, but it was crowded with many walkers and rude bikers who think they own the bridge. I wanted to remind them it was a long way to the water and it took away from the friendly nature of most...More

1  Thank Rick L
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

Safe, well lit, wide walkway for both pedestrians and bikes. Suitable for strollers, wheelchairs. Great lookout points of both the Gatineau side, Canadian Museum of History and Parliament Hill. Good for photos!

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Reviewed February 16, 2018

As we stay in Gateau when we are in the Ottawa area, we stay at the Best Western Plus just near the start of this wonderful bridge. There is a dedicated and protected walkway on the bridge for pedestrians and cyclists to traverse from Gatineau...More

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Reviewed January 15, 2018

Alexandra Bridge is more than just a piece of infrastructure connecting Ottawa, Ontario to Gatineau, Quebec. It's a tourist destination itself. It's a beautiful bridge, for one thing, structurally. And they've built a very wide 2-lane wooden plank pedestrian path (1 lane for bikes, the...More

Thank lhousesoccer
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

We walked across the river on this bridge. Any one in love with old steel bridges will love this one. It is very beautiful.

Thank Jens Peter O
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Response from bluelynx | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. There is parking on the Quebec side just to the east of the museum of Civ This is paid or free depending on the season. It is the main access to the marina. On the ON side parking in or near the... More
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