Puente de la Mujer, Buenos Aires

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Proof that modern architecture can add value to a historic city, the sleek Puente de la Mujer spans dock 3 of Buenos Aires' port district. The "Woman's Bridge" can rotate up to 90 degrees in under two minutes, allowing water traffic to pass. Designed by renowned Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, the pedestrian bridge's distinctive, asymmetrical white "needle" has become an icon of the city. Don't try to cross the bridge in high heels--its widely spaced slats have been known to claim the occasional unsuspecting shoe. Put Puente de la Mujer into our Buenos Aires trip planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • I didn't find it beautiful, but it is very striking; I'm sure people come just to see the unusual shape and take pictures (I certainly did).  more »
  • Very beautiful bridge, icon of the revitalization of the area of Puerto Madero. The night is very well lit and full of tourists.
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  • The elegant and minimalist architecture of Calatrava is worth admiring in this bridge, cross it is a quiet plan that allows exit from hustle and bustle of other tourist places!
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  • Watching the sunset, making a wedding photo session, staying to watch the sunset or sunrise. This place is perfect for many things like that. One of the most iconic bridges on the region
  • A great touristic place, the lights on the night are beautiful and the restaurants around so most recommended. It's a great place for take photos.
  • Beautiful bridge in a beautiful city. A must-visit place
  • A "must see" bridge for tourist who visit Buenos Aires. Lovely place and awesome views of the city, Puerto Madero and the "fragata Sarmiento"
  • This place is just breath taking!! U have to be there to know how beautiful it is.

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