Helix Bridge, Marina Bay, Singapore
Singapore takes pride in its modern structures. The place you should definitely see would be Helix Bridge made of steel and glass. It looks amazing both by day and at night. Electric blue lights illuminate the bridge at night and you see people taking pictures of the place, enjoying the views of Marina Bay and the nightlife.
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, United states
This world famous symbol of the United State’s west coast has a main span of 1,280 meters (4,199 ft) which makes it around the 11th longest span in the world. 11th place may not sound much, but taking into consideration that the bridge opened in 1937 makes it quite remarkable as the other top 10 were built during the last 10-20 years. The Golden Gate bridge is located in San Francisco and is perhaps the city’s most famous attraction. With the view of the bay around it, it is truly a sight to see
Tower Bridge, London, England
Built from 1886 till 1894, this symbol of London is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London, over the River Thames. It is close to the Tower of London, from which it takes its name. Both the bridge and the castle next to it are one of the most visited monuments not only in London or England, but in Europe and even the entire world
Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy
The Arno River invites everybody to see its special bridge named Ponte Vecchio. It’s a wonderful place for tourists because here you can find a lot of shops trading leather and luxury items such as jewellery. Since the bridge is situated in Florence you will have an opportunity to see the legendary city and taste the real Italian food.
Millau Viaduct, Millau, France
With a structure height of 343 metres (1,125 ft) the Millau Viaduct bridge is the tallest bridge in the world! Opened in 2004, this 4 lanes bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the valley of the River Tarn near Millau in southern France. The bridge has 7 piers of different heights. The second one is the tallest with a height of 244.96 m (803 ft 8 in) – making it the tallest structure in France, taller than the Eiffel Tower!
Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney, Australia
A steel through arch bridge across Sydney Harbour. The bridge carries roads for vehicles and railroads as well as bicycle and pedestrian traffic between the North Shore and the central business district of the city. The beautiful view of the bridge with the harbour and the Sydney Opera House form the so familiar and wonderful skyline of the city. It is a symbol of Sydney and Australia. The bridge is nicknamed “The Coathanger” by the local residents because of its arch-based design.
Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy
The oldest of four bridges spanning the Grand Canal in Venice. It was completed in 1591, replacing a wooden bridge that collapsed in 1524. The beautiful old bridge is one of the icons of Venice and is always packed with excited tourists.
Akashi Kaikyō Bridge, Japan
The famous Akashi Kaikyō bridge has a long main span of 1,991 meters (6,532 ft). Opened in 1998, it links the city of Kobe on the mainland of Honshu to Iwaya on Awaji Island. It is the 4th tallest bridge in the world and one of the longest suspension bridges!
Great Belt Bridge, Denmark
The Great Belt bridge was opened in 1998 and runs between the Danish islands of Zealand and Funen. Its total length is 6,790 meters (22,277 ft) and max height of 254 meters (833 ft) makes it is the third longest suspension span bridge in the world and 8th tallest bridge in the world