15 Most Amazing and Beautiful Bridges


 

8. Tower Bridge – London, England

Tower Bridge of London England
Tower Bridge of London England
Tower Bridge of London
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Tower bridge is majestically standing over River Thames, in London, England. The bridge is close to the Tower of London and consists of two towers as a part of its structure, hence got its name the Tower Bridge. The construction of the bridge started in 1886 and was completed in 1894.

 

7. Sky Bridge Petronas – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Sky Bridge Petronas Kuala Lumpur
Sky Bridge Petronas Kuala Lumpur
Patronas Tower Malaysia Twin Tower
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The beautiful Patronas Tower, also known as the Twin Tower stand proudly in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. These towers were the world’s tallest buildings from 1998 to 2004. The towers have the most amazing and unique bridge in the world, connecting the two towers on the 41st and 42nd floors. This is the highest 2-story bridge in the world.

 

6. Gateshead Millenium Bridge – England

Gateshead Millennium Bridge England
Gateshead Millennium Bridge England
The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is a pedestrian and cyclist tilt bridge. The bridge spans the River Tyne in England. It connects the Gateshead’s Quays arts quarter on the south bank, and the Quayside of Newcastle upon Tyne on the north bank. The bridge received the Outstanding Structure Award, in 2005 from International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE).

 

5. The Millau Viaduct – Tarn Valley, France

The Millau Viaduct – Tarn Valley, France
Millau Viaduct is a cable-stayed road-bridge  spanning the valley of the river Tarn near Millau in southern France. The bridge consists of an eight-span steel roadway supported by seven concrete pylons.

 

4. Golden Gate Bridge – San Francisco, USA

Golden Gate Bridge of San Francisco USA at night
Golden Gate Bridge of San Francisco USA at night
Golden Gate Bridge of San Francisco USA
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The Golden Gate Bridge covers the Golden Gate, which is the opening of the San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean. It was completed in 1937. At that time, it was the longest bridge in the world. It still is the second longest bridge in the United States.

 

3. Henderson Waves Bridge – Singapore

Henderson Waves Bridge Singapore
Henderson Waves Bridge Singapore
Henderson Waves Bridge Singapore at night
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This beautiful and amazing wave shaped pedestrian bridge is the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore connecting Mount Faber Park and Telok Blangah Hill Park in Singapore. Henderson Waves is a 274-metre (899 ft) long pedestrian bridge. It is 36 meters (118 ft) above Henderson Road.

 

2. Bosphorus Bridge – Istanbul, Turkey

Bosphorus Bridge – Istanbul, Turkey
Bosphorus Bridge – Istanbul, Turkey
Bosphorus Bridge – Istanbul, Turkey at night
Bosphorus Bridge of Istanbul, Turkey connects two continents. The bridge spans Bosphorus strait and connects Europe and Asia. The aerodynamic deck is hanging on zigzag steel cables. It is 1,510 m (4,954 ft) long with a deck width of 39 m (128 ft).

 

1. Helix Bridge – Singapore

Helix Bridge Singapore
Helix Bridge Singapore
Helix Bridge Singapore Close up
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The Helix Bridge , also known as the Double Helix Bridge , is a pedestrian bridge which connects the Marina Centre with Marina South in the Marina Bay area in Singapore. It was opened in April 24, 2010. The special spirals of the bridge take the shape of DNA: the element at the root of life. This bridge hence symbolize life, renewal and growth.

3 thoughts on “15 Most Amazing and Beautiful Bridges

  1. too bad the double helix is backwards. DNA spirals the other direction except in rare circumstances.

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