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Named after the famous 15th-century explorer, Vasco da Gama, this immense cable-stayed bridge across the Tagus River is eleven miles long, and punctuated with more than seven miles of bridges and viaducts.
We drove over the bridge on our way into Lisbon. Even before we got on the bridge on the entry there is a big statue of Jesus which captured our eyes. The bridge itself is really beautiful and driving it was a lovely way to...More
Came in on this bridge as we knew we would be going out over the 25th of April bridge, so we could visit the statue that is right at the side of it. I have to say its pretty impressive, and I'm told its the...More
We crossed Tagus river on our trip from Lisbon airport to Algarve and it was a wonderful experience. The bridge itself is an architectural gem and has become one of the landmarks of modern Lisbon. Baptized after the great personality and "descobridor" that was Vasco...More
Tuesdsy 9th October and we were returning from our day tour of Lisbon to our hotel in Olhus de Agua on the Algarve and our route out of Lisbon took us across this mighty structure which spans the River Tagus.
The total length of the...More
I’ve driven of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Fran and this one is so similar looking in construction and colour, that it was pleasing to have the opportunity to drive over it.
We went to the Christ the King statue and you can look...More
Most views of the city include the. Asco da Gama Bridge. Portugal does bridges pretty well, there are a large number of significant bridges in Lisbon, Porto and other locations.
We can see the bridge from our apartment and got up close and personal via...More