Erasmusbrug (Erasmusbridge), Rotterdam

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Erasmus Bridge (Dutch: Erasmusbrug) is a cable-stayed bridge across the Nieuwe Maas, linking the northern and southern regions of Rotterdam, Netherlands.

The Erasmus Bridge was completed in 1996. The 802-metre-long (2,631 ft) bridge has a 139-metre-high (456 ft) asymmetrical pylon, earning the bridge its nickname of "The Swan".

The southern span of the bridge has an 89-metre-long (292 ft) bascule bridge for ships that cannot pass under the bridge. The bascule bridge is the largest and heaviest in West Europe and has the largest panel of its type in the world.

After costing more than 163 million euros to construct, the bridge was officially opened by Queen Beatrix on September 6, 1996.

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Comments (76)

Ruud Jakobs on February 11, 2013

Pachtige brug, geweldig mooi, sfeervol vastgelegd. Mooi om te zien hoe al die lijnen in je foto...lopen! L + F.

Groet, Ruud

Martin Beitz on February 19, 2013

Beautiful night capture. YSL. Greetings from Germany, Martin.

CHO PIGU on February 21, 2013

Hello my friend jvsphoto!

Fantastic scenery attracts the mind!

L&F!

ちょぴぐ Greetings from Japan。

Seima I on February 23, 2013

Beautiful illumination!

LIKE

Greetings from Japan,SEIMA

Evgeny Shmelev on March 1, 2013

Bravo, Jos! YSL, cheers, Eugene

Lady GooGoo La La on March 2, 2013

Great shot jvsphoto YSL and smiles from Land of Smiles, Thailand :~)

Lady GooGoo La La

makis-GREECE ® on March 9, 2013

Εξαιρετική αποτύπωση!

YS+like!

Makis

PavelAlex on March 9, 2013

LIKE!

Great night photo!

jvsphoto on March 12, 2013

Dank je wel, Hans. Ze zijn geupload. gr, Jos.

劉憲勳(Guarso Liu) on April 30, 2013

Nice symmetrical photo! Like. Best wishes!

Erol Barutçugil on May 16, 2013

Fascinating night photo,excellent capture. Fav+Like. Greetings.Erol

crvzr on August 17, 2013

Très belle prise, j'aime beaucoup

zhsv on September 16, 2013

| | | Very creative ! Nice image ! Like,
• • • regards from Minsk ! zhsv

GWHoffman on November 24, 2013

Very beautiful night shot, very beautifully captured. LK-73

Regards, Glenn

Buts Yuri on November 25, 2013

Wonderful night shot and view! like 72! Greetings from Ukraine, Yuri.

Robèrt Kroonen on December 27, 2013

Mooie foto man! Great job!!!

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on January 7, 2013
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by jvsphoto
    • Camera: Canon EOS 450D
    • Taken on 2012/12/19 21:01:59
    • Exposure: 1.000s
    • Focal Length: 24.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/4.000
    • ISO Speed: ISO100
    • Exposure Bias: 1431655808.00 EV
    • No flash

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