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De Abril 19, Carmelo 70100, Uruguay
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Historic Bridge Across the River Inlet

This historic swing bridge connects the town of Carmelo to the river parkland and beaches plus... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
TravellerRoy
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Buenos Aires
Not exactly the Golden Gate...

This is the major crossing across the river that leads from Colonia into Carmelo. It's not exactly... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Jarko2015
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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27 Aug 2017
“Historic Bridge Across the River Inlet”
2 Aug 2017
“Not exactly the Golden Gate...”
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De Abril 19, Carmelo 70100, Uruguay
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

This historic swing bridge connects the town of Carmelo to the river parkland and beaches plus resort hotels. If you are lucky you might catch it when it is in action mostly in the summer months.

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Reviewed 2 August 2017

This is the major crossing across the river that leads from Colonia into Carmelo. It's not exactly the world's biggest or attractive bridge, but it gives good views of the river itself and you can walk under the bridge along the embankment for a nice...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived from Tigre near Buenos Aires by boat and this was our first site in Uruguay. The bridge looks nice, but is nothing very special.

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Reviewed 21 April 2015

... and nothing further. While it is true that it is very iconic of Carmelo, it is also true that all odds are against your ever seeing it actually turning around... one of the town´s main traffic ways runs across it. I heard they make...More

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Reviewed 6 January 2015

a beautiful place to spend time with the family or friends, drinking something or eating near the river.

Thank Fabián I
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