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A modern cable stayed bridge, built after WW2, looks robust and strong to carry loads of trams... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
santo-trainsspotter7
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Auckland, New Zealand
Modern cable stayed bridge

It is a modern cable stayed bridge over the Rhine used for pedestrian, vehicular and tram traffic... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
TAIN2013
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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A modern cable stayed bridge, built after WW2, looks robust and strong to carry loads of trams, road vehicles and pedestrians on it. In term of modern bridge, it is a standard of steel bridge everywhere, not a special old heritage historical bridge. Anyway, one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank santo-trainsspotter7
Reviewed 21 July 2018

It is a modern cable stayed bridge over the Rhine used for pedestrian, vehicular and tram traffic. More of a functional bridge and not really a tourist attraction although it is a prominent landmark because of its high tower. It is one of the major...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

There are many bridges with this design but this one is one of the first. It takes pedestrians, cars and trams with ease. From the bridge there are good views of the Cathedral.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

This was the first bridge built post WW2,it's a spectacular steel span bridge that accommodates cars,trams and pedestrianised traffic. Although a really impressive piece of architecture it is what it is,not so much a tourist attraction but a means of crossing the river but it...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Severinsbrücke is first newly built bridge in Cologne after WWII. It was completed and opened for traffic in 1959. Length is 691 meters in total, longest supported part is 302 meters long. The Pylon reaches height of 77 meters. You get nice view from it...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank mWrite
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Don't care about the bridge itself. But at dawn, you will not find a better place to take pictures from the Cathedral. Go one the north rim and walk to the middle of the bridge. The view is amazing.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

This bridge is one of several crossing the Rhine in Cologne. It is very similar to many thousands of others around the world. The most exciting thing about it, is sailing underneath and looking up at it as we did whilst on our River Cruise.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We sailed under this bridge on our River Cruise. Apart from being one of several crossing the Rhine, it is nothing special!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 22 March 2016

Really, just a simple iron bridge, nothing to write home about. Not sure how it made it on this list at all.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank heckfy
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Just one of several bridges that cross the Rhine at Cologne.Modern,gracefully,but all in all,just an bridge with nothing special. A tip:it can be used as a good observation point for the Koln Cathedral,Gross StMartin and other atraction points of the town.You'll have very nice views...More

Date of experience: December 2014
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