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Address: 3500 Toledo St, Detroit, MI 48216-1079
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At the time this bridge was built in 1929 it was the longest suspension...

At the time this bridge was built in 1929 it was the longest suspension bridge in the world.

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We took the tunnel over to Winsdor, so we thought we'd take the bridge back, for the views of the Detroit skyline and Detroit River views. So, that part was was accomplished... read more

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
tymetraveler222
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Bay City, Michigan
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West Bloomfield, United States
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ham crossing this bridge very often between the USA and Canada. The view from the bridge is wonderful. It is a very convenient way to cross, it is for the most time quick and traffic flows pretty well. Now the bridge is going thru some work of renovation, it is about time!!! It is still a very beautiful bridge!

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Bay City, Michigan
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1,267 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2,366 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the tunnel over to Winsdor, so we thought we'd take the bridge back, for the views of the Detroit skyline and Detroit River views. So, that part was was accomplished. Great views, especially of the river. The road and rail conditions are atrocious. Holes, poor patching, poor orange cone placement, narrow lanes/closed lanes. Guardrails look like they could... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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66 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

The only reason to choose this over the tunnel crossing is the gas and the duty free. Duty free on the Detroit side was actually alright -- the bargain corner actually has great deals on almost everything shown there, if you're interested in shopping. Otherwise, I would take the tunnel -- even the views on the bridge aren't that spectacular.

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Windsor, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Honestly the poorest excuse of an international crossing I've ever seen. Trucks rule the world, and get to do whatever they want because Moroun owns most of the trucking companies, tolls are ridiculously high, and the state of it is atrocious.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The ambassador bridge is under perpetual construction. Every time we go at least 2 lanes are closed. The 1920's era safety rails have completely rusted through, the bridge surface is rough. Toll is high, currently $5 US/ $6.25 CAD. On the good side it is the usually the fastest way to get to 401 or EC Row expressway. The Detroit... More 

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Thank Keason S
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81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

1) The view of the Detroit skyline, including the Renaissance Tower 2) fairly quick on the off hours 3) scenic drive on the Windsor side leading up to the bridge Enjoy !!

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CANADA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We use the Ambassador Bridge frequently to travel to the U.S. on our shopping trips to Michigan. Easy access with speedy crossing and friendly service with all our crossings.

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Thank John V
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

The map created by Tripadvisor was right on and worked out spectacularly. It took exactly as many hours it said it would and it guided me in the shortest manner as possible. In the Detroit side we visited the world headquarters of GM and some watercraft manufacturer. Crossing the bridge we went through the Canadian and US Customs. They were... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Usually long line-ups on both sides of border, but worth it for stunning view of Detroit rive connecting two countries.

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Thank mreaume44
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I have been crossing the Ambassador Bridge for years and it is certainly in need of construction. The railings are severely corroded and there are holes in the pavement. I know there is a great deal of construction at the moment but I cannot believe that they let the bridge erode to the level it has. Since there is construction,... More 

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