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Chords Bridge

Between Rehov Yafo and Sderot Shazar, Jerusalem, Israel
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A bridge is a bridge is a bridge is a brudge

Yes- it’s a bridge. But is it a tourist site or is it something one sees and notes and that’s it... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
Buc_Haish
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Israel
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Interesting bridge by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava

Simply called by most the Calatrava bridge, this is a beautiful one built in 2008. It looks like a... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
Chinapjs
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Between Rehov Yafo and Sderot Shazar, Jerusalem, Israel
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Yes- it’s a bridge. But is it a tourist site or is it something one sees and notes and that’s it? It has a gleaming tower facing the site of our eternal Holy Temple. It’s used for the practical purposes of the light rail and...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Simply called by most the Calatrava bridge, this is a beautiful one built in 2008. It looks like a mass of strings and it gives the appearance of reaching to the heavens. Worth a gander.

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

It's a large and imposing structure, seem from near and far- marking the entrance to the city and pointing to the Holy Temple Mount. I walked across it twice today- you can watch the traffic and see from above the safety barrier the upper parts...More

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

It was a wonderful experience , it was air conditioned,it was reliable and an inexpensive way to travel through Jerusalem.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

The Chords Bridge is also called the Bridge of Strings is basically used by Jerusalem 's light rail and also has got a pedestrian section.It looks beautiful in the evenings when the Bridge is lit up!!

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

A Suspension bridge on the main gate of Jerusalem on Road #1 designed by the Spanish architect Santjao Calatreava this is his second bridge in Israel,first one in the Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva, The bridge is 118 meters high,used for pedestrians and the light...More

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Reviewed 8 June 2017

It's a massive architectural creation which marks the western entrance to the city. It's become a famous landmark. At night. It is awash in different colors. The tram goes across the bridge and there is a walkway too. One will surely see it in one's...More

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Reviewed 31 May 2017

An interesting structure in West Jerusalem is the Chord's Bridge which was constructed between 2005-08 by Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava. Also referred to as the Bridge of Strings, this is a 360 metre long, cable-stayed structure which dangles over the street in the bent shape...More

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