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Unusual Bridge Construction with 260 deg views from the observatory

There are apparently only 4 bridges in the world with an observatory and the other 3 are in China... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TonyK300
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What a view but shame about the fort atmosphere!!

Popped into prospect from where we were staying just over on Verona island. The set up into the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
D0ryDays
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are apparently only 4 bridges in the world with an observatory and the other 3 are in China, Thailand, and Slovakia. Its sweeping design with a center towers supporting what appears to be a single row of tension cables. Dramatic in appearance it spans...More

Thank TonyK300
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped into prospect from where we were staying just over on Verona island. The set up into the bridge observation tower & the original fort know was really easy & efficient. Drove down to the observation point first, the elevator was quick & your sure...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not to be missed. The observatory has a wonderful 360 degree view. We were fortunate enough to be there in the fall and the color of the trees was beautiful. The people who run the elevator to the top are welcoming. Check out...More

Thank beebutter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An architectural gem with the worlds tallest viewing platform.The location and setting are remarkable and serve a valuable transportation function.Don't miss Ft.Knox next door.

Thank John G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Driving across is impressive, going to the top is inspiring! Wonderful views in all directions! I wonder what it is like during a snow storm or thunderstorm!!

Thank LastSecondTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's close to Fort Knox just walk and go on top of a pilar bridge! A panorama 360 ° is waiting for you .

Thank alainp559
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely stunning view and the bridge is a piece of art especially at night. Hidden gem and close to Bangor

Thank Dominic B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bridge never fails to impress us as we seem to cross it time after time on our way to or from the Maine coast. One of these days will visit the observatory and Fort Knox, but just the view from the overlooks is worthwhile.

Thank westie2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We happened upon this amazing bridge while wrapping up a New England fall vacation. Decided we had to go to the top and were very glad we did! The views are incredible in every direction, and signage identifies what you're looking at. Important note -...More

Thank skyaa1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can take good shots of the bridge from either side, but if you're there on a nice day, especially once the fall leaves have started turning, do go to the top. The views are absolutely breathtaking! And be sure to visit Fort Knox!

Thank Paulette B
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