18 Magnificent Bridges That Will Blow You Away

There are many magnificent bridges around the world that allow us to walk from one destination safely to another. We’ve put together a collection of what we think are some of the most beautiful. They all boast unique style and design with some dating back to centuries ago! Our favorite has to be the animal crossing bridge in the Netherlands!

Infinity Bridge, Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom

infinity bridge

This bridge opened in 2009 and cost £15 million. It is used by pedestrians and cyclists.

 

Moon Bridge, Taipei, Taiwan

moon bridge

The high arch in the bridge and its reflection form a circle which symbolizes the moon, hence the name.

 

Puente Nuevo, Ronda, Spain

puente nuevo

This stone bridge took 42 years to build! Fifty workers were killed during its construction.

Dyavolski Most, Ardino, Bulgaria

Dyavolski Most

This bridge was built somewhere between 1515 and 1518. The name means ‘Devil’s Bridge’.

Animal Crossing Bridge, Netherlands

animal crossing bridge

Just like humans, animals also need to be able to safely cross the road. These types of bridges are becoming increasingly common around the world.

Pont de Singe, Tatton Park, England

pont de singe

This bridge was designed by French artist Olivier Grossetête. The name means ‘Monkey Bridge’. It was placed in the parks Japanese Garden and was a feature for people to admire. No one was allowed to use the bridge but theoretically it would have been able to hold a person.

Langkawi Sky Bridge, Malaysia

Langkawi Sky Bridge

You have to get up to this bridge by cable car. It hangs around 100 meters above ground and once you’re up there you can admire the amazing views.

Moon Bridge, San Francisco, USA

moon bridge san fran

You can find this bridge in the Japanese Tea Garden, Golden Gate Park. Again, like the earlier Moon Bridge, this one also forms a circular reflection which represents the moon.

Cangas de Onís, Asturias, Spain

Cangas de Onís

This bridge is over the Sella River.

Stari Most, Mostar, Bosnia

stari Most

This bridge was rebuilt in 2004. The old bridge lasted for 427 years and was destroyed in 1993. It is one of the country’s most recognizable landmarks.

Xiying Rainbow Bridge, Penghu, Taiwan

Xiying Rainbow Bridge

This bridge is lined with a thin neon which reflects the colors onto the surface of the water.

Fort de Roovere, Halsteren, Netherlands

Fort de Roovere

This invisible bridge allows people to cross the moat and get to the fort. Check out our post on it for more information and pictures:
Incredible Sunken Bridge Splits Water

Dragon Bridge, Da Nang, Vietnam

dragon bridge

Every weekend there’s a spectacular show here where the dragon actually spits fire!

Rakotzbrücke, Kromlau, Germany

Rakotzbrücke

This dangerous bridge can only be looked at.

Bridge of Peace, Tbilisi, Georgia

bridge of peace

This bridge connects the old city with the new one.

Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Capilano Suspension Bridge

This sits 70 meters above the river.

Tree Root Bridge, India

Tree Root Bridge

Like most tree root bridges, this one is centuries old.

Forest Bridge, Alishan Mountain, Taiwan

Forest Bridge

This is actually a rain track bridge and is hidden in the mountains.

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