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The John Frost Bridge - John Frostbrug

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Not a lot to see, but an essential stop.

Most of the area around Arnhem bridge has changed since the war so there is not a great deal to see... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Q4580BKnicks
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A piece of history

Very interesting to see this bridge and understand its place in the history of WW2. Good displays... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 12 June 2014

My wife and I watched A Bridge Too Far the night before we arrived in Arnhem. We wanted to refresh our memories about what transpired here. Watching the film helped put into perspective the events that led up to the carnage that occurred here. We...More

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The bridge is named after Major-General John Dutton Frost (1912–1993), who commanded the British forces that reached and defended the bridge during the Battle of Arnhem in September 1944.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Most of the area around Arnhem bridge has changed since the war so there is not a great deal to see here except to stare at the bridge. That said, it is such an iconic location that you are bound to be mesmerised by the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to see this bridge and understand its place in the history of WW2. Good displays in the area and an attractive waterfront on the banks of the Rhine river - sadly low in its water level because of the acute drought this year...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Neat experience walking over the bridge, met some folks from England who were visiting during the anniversary of Op Market Garden. Lots of history, and neat to see the "real thing" from the film "A Bridge Too Far."

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

If you are anywhere near Arnhem then this bridge has got to be a must see. It’s easy to find and you can park right next to it on the slip road that runs underneath although there is a charge for this if you want...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

If anyone is knowledgeable of wwii history then they will realise the importance of this bridge , if you visit during the commemoration weekend you will see pipes , drums and military vehicle events taking place - Thankyou to all our veterans who gave their...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Went to pay our respects to the paras who tried to take and hold this bridge in operation Market Garden. There’s a great walk over the bridge, down to the park on the far side, around the river and over the next bridge into Arnhem....More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We just had to cross this famous bridge. Ok it's not the most thrilling of adventures but think of it's unique history and that gets the juices flowing.

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Reviewed 16 September 2018

The John Frost bridge was very important in World War II. The British tried to conquer the bridge under the command of General Montgommery. Although the British army bravely competed they had the bad luck that there was a big German SS Panzer battalion stationed...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018

You can park under the bridge or just to the side for free. Use the free App (Airborne Stories) and then just type in the relevant number for a free guide tot he location and history of the spot.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

As a boy, I remember watching the film 'A Bridge Too Far' and never thought I'd actually get to see the place where it all happened. This is the place where the allies tried to end the war sooner by an ambitious drive through Holland...More

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Nieuwe kade 23, 6827AA, Arnhem
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