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Iconic Bridge

This huge draw bridge is the iconic structure in Brest. Auto traffic, trams, and pedestrians share... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
ROCruiser
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California
Magnificent bridge

Yes, I know it is just a bridge and that it is not the oldest, or biggest or prettiest in Brittany... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2017
TimDiggle
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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Apr 28, 2018
“Good Views and Intersting Construction”
Jun 27, 2017
“Iconic Bridge”
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

This drawbridge is Brest's best known site. Built in 1954 it was the largest vertical ift bridge until 2008.

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Reviewed 28 June 2017

This huge draw bridge is the iconic structure in Brest. Auto traffic, trams, and pedestrians share the bridge regularly. It's right connected to Siam Street, the main shopping street in Brest. You can easily cross the bridge from near the castle to Tanguy Tower on...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

Yes, I know it is just a bridge and that it is not the oldest, or biggest or prettiest in Brittany, let alone in France or but it is the largest lift bridge in Europe, having said which its existing height causes one to wonder...More

Thank TimDiggle
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