The World’s 10 Most Amazing Bridges
Bridges are some the most valuable things that connect two inspiring places in the world. Some of them help the vehicles or pedestrians to pass over a great river gorge or underneath sea or ocean. Many of the bridges are being built for a long period of time. In the past it was harder to build one, and the bridges were made weaker, but now with the new technologies they are stronger and even stylish.
In this list you will see some of the most amazing bridges in the world. While looking at them, please notice the Pont du Gard. This bridge is built by the ancient Rome.
Millau Viaduct, Millau-Creissels, France
This bridge was completed in 2004. It is in southern France and it’s haight is 1125 feet. It only took 3 years to built this bridge and over half a billion dollars.
Pont du Gard, Remoulins, France
This bridge was built between 40 and 60 AD. It is built to cross the Gardon river gorge in southern France. It main purpose was romans to carry water from the spring in Uzes, France to the colony in the today known city Nimes.
Akashi Kaikyo Bridge, Akashi Strait, Japan
It is also known as Pearl Bridge and it is long more than 6500 feet. It connects Kobe the city with Iwaya, city on the Awaji Island across the Akashi Strait.
Chengyang Bridge, Liuzhou, China
This bridge was built in 1916 and it is places over Sanjiang River. The bridge is closed with roof and it has 3 floors and 19 verandas for the great view on the river.
Langkawi Sky Bridge, Langkawi, Malaysia
This is one of the not many bridges that is built on such a great haight. It is on 2300 feet above the sea level. This bridge has great view over the Andaman Sea and the Tarutao Island.
Lupu Bridge, Shanghai, China
This bridge was opened in 2003. At that time it was the longest arch bridge over 100 feet. After some time a new bridge was built and this one went on the 2nd place.
Si-o-se Pol, Isfahan, Iran
This bridge is an old one and it is believed to be built between 1599 and 1602. It connects Isfahan city with New Julfa across the Zayandeh River.
Bridge of Sighs, Venice, Italy
This bridge was created in 1602 and it got it’s name by the English poet Lord Byron in the 19 century. The name is based on a legend where because of the little windows, prisoners could only see the beautiful city of Venice for the last time before they were put in prison.
Bosphorus Bridge, Istanbul, Turkey
This bridge is one of the two bridges in Turkey that connects Europe with Asia. The bridge was built in 1973 and it connects the village Ortakoy (from the European side) with Beylerbeyi (on the Asian side), over the Bosphorus Strait.
Øresund Bridge, Malmö, Sweden
This bridge connects Sweden with Denmark over the Øresund Strait. It ends on a manmade island Peberholm from where it continues to go underwater as a tunnel.
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