Top 10 Amazing Bridges in the World

The bridges are an excellent way to unite spaced locations. A bridge’s height is measured according to the same height between the ground, water level and the highest point of the bridge.

This factor increases the complexity of their construction and some of them are true mega constructions that make life easier for the people of the region.

In this collection, you will get to know about the largest bridges in the world. But it is not a simple comparison of the length or height of the area because construction is an ongoing process and bridges are being built every year.

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  • 1

    Millau Viaduct (France)

    This bridge was built on December 14, 2004. It is the highest bridge in the world. The structure reaches a maximum height of 343 meters above the river Tarn, and a length of 2,460 m between the towns of Causse du Larzac and the Causse Rouge.

    Image courtesy: highestbridges.com

  • 2

    Runyang Bridge (China)

    If you visit China and drive from Beijing to Shanghai, you will see the mega construction for sure. It is actually a complex of two large bridges that cover 35 kilometres area in total. It is one of the longest bridges in the world.

    Image courtesy: forum.xcitefun.net

  • 3

    Vasco da Gama Bridge (Portugal)

    Though it covers only 17.2 kilometres area, the Vasco da Gama bridge is the longest in Europe. On the bridge there is a six-lane highway.

    Image courtesy: architecture.about.com

  • 4

    Confederation Bridge (Canada)

    This bridge is the world's longest bridge over frozen water. It connects New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island. Driving through this bridge is quite an enjoying experience.

    Image courtesy: fanpop.com

  • 5

    Penang Bridge (Malaysia)

    Lovers of modern architecture should admire the construction of this huge bridge. It covers a 13.5 kilometre area, more than 500 arches (192 on water), contain three lanes on each side and 30 feet above the water. It has been built since 1985. It offers fantastic views.

    Image courtesy: kualalumpurpost.net

  • 6

    Nanadaru Kawazu Loop Bridge (Japan)

    Built in 1982, it is on the highway near Tokyo and Izu Peninsula.

    Image courtesy: amusingplanet.com

  • 7

    Golden Gate Bridge (USA)

    The famous suspension bridge is located in San Francisco. It covers less than 3 kilometres.

    Image courtesy: destination360.com

  • 8

    Coronado Bridge (United States)

    It connects San Diego Bay with the city Coronado in California. Built in 1969 and designed specifically for motor vehicles.

    Image courtesy: welcometosandiego.com

  • 9

    Øresund Bridge (Denmark, Sweden)

    It connects the Danish capital, Copenhagen with Malmo, in Sweden. Its importance is almost historical until the inauguration in 2000, Sweden and Finland were cut off by land with the rest of Europe.

    Image courtesy: mimoa.eu

  • 10

    Bosphorus bridge

    The Bosphorus Bridge is 1074 meters long.

    Image courtesy: realitypod.com

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