Stunning Bridges In the World

Stunning Bridges In the World
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1 Zhangjiajie Glass Bridge – China

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When the bridge was first built, it could hold up to 800 visitors at a time. However, it attracted so many tourists that it actually had to close in order to ensure that the bridge could handle all the foot traffic, because its bottom is made of glass.

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  • Length: 1,411 ft
  • Height: 984 ft
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2 Trift Bridge – Switzerland

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Built in 2004, it was rebuilt in 2009 to ensure the safety of all guests due to its large popularity.

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  • Length: 558 ft
  • Height: 328 ft
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3 Kazurabashi Bridges – Japan 

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Made of vines, the bridges used to be the only way that residents of the Iya Valley could connect to the rest of the world. 

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  • Length: 144 ft
  • Height: 39 ft
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4 Storseisundet Bridge – Norway

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From a certain angle, the bridge looks like it leads to nowhere, extending into the sky with no end in sight.

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  • Length: 853 ft
  • Height: 76 ft
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5 Rakotzbrücke Bridge – Germany

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    The bridge was specifically constructed to create a perfect circle when all the water is calm.

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    • Length: 180 ft
    • Height: 49 ft at its peak
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    6 Royal Gorge Bridge – United States

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    Located in Colorado, the Royal Gorge Bridge is the highest suspension bridge in the United States.

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    • Length: 1,260 ft
    • Height: 955 ft
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    7 Vitim River Bridge – Siberia

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    While the structural integrity is a little concerning, the bridge is also dangerous due to the constant ice that often covers the ground in the area, to its width of only 6 ft, and to its lack of rails.

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    • Length: 1,870 ft
    • Height: 50 ft
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    8 Quepos Bridge – Costa Rica

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    This bridge is often referred to as the Bridge of Death.

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    • Length: Unknown
    • Height: Unknown
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    9 Aiguille du Midi Bridge – France

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    If you have a particularly daring nature, you can step on a glass floor after you cross the bridge.

    • Length: 1,020 ft
    • Height: 12,605 ft
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    10 Taman Negara Canopy Walkway – Malaysia

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    The suspension bridge runs right through the trees of the wildlife park. Anyone who’s brave enough to cross it feels like they’re gliding through the top of a forest.

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    • Length: 1,739 ft
    • Height: 131 ft
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    11 U Bein Bridge – Burma

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    Made in 1851, this bridge is a popular tourist attraction in Burma, which unfortunately makes it a hot spot for crime.

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    • Length: 3,967 ft
    • Height: 20 ft
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    12 Bridge of Immortals – China

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    This bridge sits in the middle of a mountain range between two giant, jagged rocks, and it’s one of the highest in the world.

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    • Length: A few feet
    • Height: 4,330 ft
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    13 Keshwa Chaca – Peru

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    This bridge is built according to the technique used by the Incas more than 500 years ago. The locals built this one with rope; they must have used about 10 miles of rope to make it!

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    • Length: 148 ft
    • Height: 60 ft
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    14 Ghasa Hanging Bridge – Nepal

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    This bridge is mostly used by donkeys, cows and goats!

    • Length: 1,128 ft
    • Height: 443 ft
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    15 Puente de Ojuela – Mexico

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    While vehicles were once able to cross the bridge, it has now been transformed into a road strictly for pedestrians, as a car might not make it across.

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    • Length: 1,000 ft
    • Height: 327 ft
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    16 Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge – North Ireland

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    This bridge, made mainly of rope, was constructed in 1755, nearly 265 years ago.

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    • Length: 66 ft
    • Height: 98 ft
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    17 Hussaini Hanging Bridge – Pakistan

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    In addition to the bridge’s age, it is extremely narrow and happens to be missing many of the original wood planks. One misstep could send you tumbling into the Borit Lake below.

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    • Length: 633 ft
    • Height: Unknown
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    18 Millau Viaduct – France

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    Built in 2004, the Millau Viaduct is one of the highest cable bridges in the world. It’s taller than the Eiffel Tower!

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    • Length: 8,071 ft
    • Height: 1,125 ft
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    19 Moses Bridge – Netherlands

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    The name of this bridge comes from the prophet Moses who, like him, split the waters in two.

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    • Size: 538 square ft.
    • Cost: $330,325
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    20 Piyan Mountain Bridge – China

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    There are about 60 glass bridges in China. One of them is located on Piyan Mountain, northeast of Longjing City. On May 7, 2021, the glass floor of the Piyan Mountain bridge shattered due to gusts of wind blowing at 90 mph, leaving a man trapped on the structure in a more than precarious position.

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    • Length: 1,411 ft
    • Height: 330 ft
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    21 Ai-Petri Mount – Crimea

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    This bridge is located in one of the windiest areas of Crimea. On 125 days a year, winds can reach 110 mph.

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    • Length: 5,249 ft
    • Height: 592 ft
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    22 Eshima Ohashi Bridge – Japan

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    The bridge rises steeply at the start in a 6.1% incline to allow ships to pass underneath.

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    • Length: 5,577 ft
    • Height: 144 ft
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