The Most Famous Bridges Around The World

31Bridges are ways to overcome crowd and narrow streets and make use of lands in a different way. They facilitate movements of cars and people all over the world. They are a stunning example of the engineering innovation. Many bridges made history because of their uses, locations and popularity. Some of the most famous bridges in the world can be either walked across or climbed and some are open for the pedestrians for special occasions only.

Sydney Harbour Bridge

The most recognizable landmark in Sydney is, without a doubt, the vista of the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. The bridge connects the central business district with the North Shore and offers dramatic views of the harbor. It is the place where crowds gather to watch the New Year’s Fireworks and climbing the bridge is one of the most appealing attractions for those visiting Sydney.

Tower Bridge

Designed by Horace Jones and Wolfe Barry in 1894, Tower Bridge is the most beautiful bridge and also one of the most prominent landmarks in London. This bridge has a length of 800-ft but raises in the centre to a maximum clearance of 140-ft, allowing ships to pass down the Thames.

Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge with a leg on each side of the Golden Gate strait, of a mile wide, and three mile long, linking San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean. The bridge is one of the most worldwide famous symbols of San Francisco, California. It has been stated to be one of the Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Gateshead Millennium Bridge

The Gateshead Millennium Bridge is founded in England, it is perambulator and cyclist tilt bridge spanning the River Tyne. The bridge links Gateshead’s Quays arts quarter in the south, and the Quayside of Newcastle upon Tyne on the north. This amazing structure was conceived and designed by Wilkinson Eyre, an architect and Gifford, structural engineer.

Brooklyn Bridge

It is one of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States. Finished in 1883, the bridge connects Manhattan to Brooklyn and is a landmark featured in many movies. Miranda and Steve chose to meet on the bridge to reunite and continue their marriage. Romantic, yet with a possible tragic end and one if them wouldn’t show up.