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The San Juanico Bridge is the longest bridge in the Philippines, with a length of 2 km. It crosses the San Juanico Strait, bridging the islands of Samar and Leyte. A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer, symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ... San Juanico Strait is a narrow strait in the Philippines. ... Samar is an island in the Visayas, which is in the central Philippines. ... Leyte can refer to several things: Leyte, an island in the Phillipines, site of a major World War II battle Leyte Gulf, also in the Phillipines, and site of a WW II battle Leyte province, a province of the Phillipines, including most of Leyte island Southern Leyte, a province of...


It connects Tacloban City on the Leyte side and Santa Rita town on the Samar side. It offers many picturesque views, especially of the San Juanico Strait with its thousand whirlpools as well as the islets of the province. It is approximately 10 minutes from downtown Tacloban City and is accessible by passenger jeepney, bus, motorcab or private vehicle. Tacloban City is the largest city and regional center of the Eastern Visayas region of the Philippines. ... Santa Rita is a 4th class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. ...


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The San Juanico Bridge is the longest bridge in the Philippines, with a length of 2 km. It crosses the San Juanico Strait, bridging the islands of Samar and Leyte.


It connects Tacloban City on the Leyte side and Santa Rita town on the Samar side. It offers many picturesque views, especially of the San Juanico Strait with its thousand whirlpools as well as the islets of the province. It is approximately 10 minutes from downtown Tacloban City and is accessible by passenger jeepney, bus, motorcab or private vehicle.


This bridge is one of the best features of Region 8 (Eastern Visayas) and the whole of Visayas itself. It is a connection of two very famous provinces of the Philippines, Samar and Leyte.


San Juanico bridge is also one of the most unique bridges in the world. If most bridges are straight, this bridge has a noticeably curved part. This bridge also boasts beauty.


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Tourism in Samar (2084 words)
The longest bridge in Southeast Asia, San Juanico Bridge, is known as a symbol of love by the waraynons which connects the sister islands of Samar and Leyte.
The Stone Bridge is forested at its upper portion while on its underside hang heavy karst formations of giant stalactites forming like swords and rockets.
The S-shaped structure on the Samar side had to be adopted to make use of the importance of the existing islet, the Cabalauan islet that lies in the middle of the San Juanico Strait between the two island provinces of Samar and Leyte.
San Juanico Bridge - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (123 words)
The San Juanico Bridge is the longest bridge in the Philippines, with a length of 2 km.
It crosses the San Juanico Strait, bridging the islands of Samar and Leyte.
It offers many picturesque views, especially of the San Juanico Strait with its thousand whirlpools as well as the islets of the province.
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