Vasco da Gama Bridge and Skate Park

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Bridge over the Rio Tejo (Tagus River) and the skate park on the north side (Lisboa).

Finished in 1998 for the Expo 98, this bridge is the second one crossing the river Tejo at Lisbon. It has 17 km (the longest in Europe) and it’s construction had some environmental concerns like the inclination of the lamp posts built this way so they don’t bother the flamingos and other animals.

Under the north part of the bridge, where the Expo 98 took place, you will find a great place to walk and do sports like skating at the skate park.

Learn more about this bridge at http://www.lusoponte.pt/pvg.htm

written by saidseni on 2009-07-15 in #world #locations

9 Comments

  1. dogma
    dogma ·

    Great place!

  2. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    I've seen footage of that skatepark and it's amazing. Never really payed much attention to the bridge before, until now. Nice shots.

  3. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    THe bridge itself is already a Masterpiece but with your shots you take it to the next level! A pity there a no skaters around.....

  4. paper_doll
    paper_doll ·

    very good! :) i think there was a location about that skate park in the old lomolocations page.

  5. janidays
    janidays ·

    nice gallery ! i like the colors :)

  6. stouf
    stouf ·

    Whoaw perfect spot ! Very nice shots !

  7. adi_totp
    adi_totp ·

    wooowwww.. coool!

  8. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    Thank you all! ;)

  9. comezone
    comezone ·

    great gallery!

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