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Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge)

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From the bridge you will get your best views of the hanging houses. Once on the other side you can... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2018
Alfredo J
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

Nice and quiet place to visit. You see a lot of people crossing. You get a great view from the... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
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Puente de San Pablo, Cuenca, Spain
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

From the bridge you will get your best views of the hanging houses. Once on the other side you can visit the Convento de San Pablo.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alfredo J
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Nice and quiet place to visit. You see a lot of people crossing. You get a great view from the bridge. It moves a little bit while you walk on it.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Stunning views of the valley and the hanging houses. Excellent photo opportunity. we didn't visit the monastery on the other side though.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

this is a cracker of a pedestrian bridge.... If you are scared of heights, like I am, it presents a challenge, but well worth it. You can get a real feel for the inclination of the place, but can also get some great pictures, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David P
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Bridge right outside our hotel, they only way to get into town! Stunning views all around of the old city and the parador

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Not for the faint of heart! I must of crossed this bridge at least 6 times and every time was a unique experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Frank V
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

It’s boards creak and the bridge moves ever so slightly and it’s safety side rails are not too high. It can also get very busy on a Sunday! Nevertheless it feels totally safe and is well worth it. If you do cross from the old...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank neilfrompreston
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I found the bridge to be a bit scary but a single traveler asked us if we would walk across it with her and I thought that was brilliant. We managed very well but I saw many people stopped on the bridge taking photos so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

We were travelling as two couples, one American and one English, staying in the Paradores across the ravine so we had to cross this bridge a couple of times. Not only does it give you magnificent views of the hanging houses but also of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Definitely not for anyone afraid of heights, but do your best to be brave and walk across to see a spectacular view of the city. It's even better at night!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Carolina C
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22 October 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
As previous replies - can all be accessed by car - but I would suggest avoiding peak periods in the old town.
8 May 2016|
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Response from Archited2013 | Reviewed this property |
Bus ticket can be bought on line for a direct bus from Madrid to Cuenca. Madrid main bus station is two metro stops from Atocha train station. Bus takes 2 hours and drops you off in the newer part of Cuenca. From there... More