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San Juanico Bridge

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Address: Tacloban, Tacloban, Leyte Province, Philippines
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09028464356
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The San Juanico Bridge, is an arch-shaped truss bridge in the Philippines...

The San Juanico Bridge, is an arch-shaped truss bridge in the Philippines stretching from Samar to Leyte crossing the San Juanico Strait. It is part of the Pan-Philippine Highway. It is the longest bridge in the Philippines spanning a body of water with a length of 2.16 kilometers.

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Apart from being long, the bridge itself is not very interesting, but the views are worth seeing. There are signs saying vehicles are not allowed to stop on the bridge, but they... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 December 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Apart from being long, the bridge itself is not very interesting, but the views are worth seeing. There are signs saying vehicles are not allowed to stop on the bridge, but they were being ignored by a few motorists. We drove slowly over the bridge a couple of times before going on to Tacloban (from Samar)

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Valenzuela, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Beautiful connecting bridge. I was so afraid when a vehicle pass by the bridge because the bridge is starting to shake. It gave me a mini heart-attack; just to get the photo in the middle you have to look out very careful to your left and right.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Longest bridge in Philippines, get a Jeepny out from Tacloban City and walk the bridge. Great views and an easy walk.

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Las Pinas, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We rented a trike to go here from downtown Tacloban. 30 mins drive without traffic. Awesome sight! The bridge is shaking a bit every time a car passes by that's why we didn't went up the bridge to take a better pic. :(

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Must see when you visit Tacloban. This bridge is very well built. It survived the 300 plus km winds from the Typhoon Yolanda. You can get some good pictures when you go over the bridge to samar. I always visit the San Juanico bridge while we are visiting Tacloban.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Getting there from the city was not great, roads were being widened so traffic was bad. It was slow going, cab was charging 800 to leyte landing and the bridge. A little rude and too familiar with us.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Although a little out of town, the ride is worth it. The longest bridge in the Philippines is a beautiful piece of architecture amongst the island scenery. Great for pics!

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Tacloban, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Spelling WOW! this is the longest bridge in the Philippines it was built during President Marcos time. Travellers can walk from tacloban to samar sing this bridge. This bridge is built well. many travellers enjoyed there taking pictures and enjoying the fresh air..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Best to visit in the early morning or in the afternoon. It is L-shaped on Leyte's Side and S-shaped on Samar's side. You can walk across or ride across and enjoy the scenic view where Leyte meets Samar. Feel the thrill of the bridge when big trucks pass by as you walk. Only, it's not easy to get there when... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

always nice to cross the bridge, free like a bird , from samar to leyte, love it, by car or motor , or walk .

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