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Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon, Portugal

World's Great Bridges: Vasco da Gama Bridge

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With its viaducts, Vasco da Gama Bridge is the longest bridge in Europe. Find facts below.
Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon, Portugal

Vasco da Gama Bridge in Lisbon, Portugal

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The Vasco da Gama Bridge spans the Tagus River near Lisbon, capital of Portugal. The bridge was designed by Armando Rito and opened in 1998.

Type: Cable-stayed
Length: 10.7 miles (17.2 km), including viaducts and access roads

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