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10 Bridges That Cross International Borders

I already wrote several posts about bridges, with respect to a special characteristic they hold, like the tallest bridges, longest, most famous or most beautiful. Here’s another list of bridges, but this time the emphasis is on their location rather than on the bridge itself. Before you is a list of bridges that span a river or a strait...

10 Most Amazing Movable Bridges In The World

A movable bridge is a bridge that has dynamic moving parts used to change the form of the bridge, usually to allow passage for boats. There are many types of movable bridges, and they differ in the way they transform. The most popular types would be a drawbridge or a bascule bridge (tail bridge), but you can also find a retractable bridge, a...

10 Most Beautiful Stone Bridges In The World

We already composed many lists dedicated to bridges: the tallest bridges (and highest), longest bridges, scariest, movable bridges or most famous bridges. It’s about time to dedicate a post solely to stone bridges. These bridges are all centuries old and stood the test of time. We chose the 10 we think are most beautiful and impressive, but...

10 Awesome Love Locks Locations From Around The World

A love lock, sometimes known as a love padlock, is a padlock which couples lock to a public object, most often a bridge, to symbolize their love. After the padlock is locked, the key is thrown away, most often to a river or a lake, to symbolize their unbreakable love. Love locks have become more and more popular over the last 20 years and are...

10 Scariest Rope Bridges In The World

The following is a list of the 10 scariest rope bridges, or simple suspension bridges in the world. A rope bridge by itself is already a scary thing, but combined with an overwhelming height or length, or an obvious bad maintenance – the experience can become extremely frightening 1. Kotmale Footbridge, Sri Lanka – This very poor...

10 Most Unique Roads In The World

1. World’s steepest street: Baldwin Street, Dunedin, New Zealand – The world’s steepest street is located in Dunedin, New Zealand. It has an average slope of just over 1:5. Which means that for every 5 meters traveled horizontally, you also travel 1 meter vertically. The maximum slope of Baldwin street is 1:2.86 which makes for...

10 Most Famous Bridges In The World

The world’s most famous bridges may not be the longest bridges, tallest bridges or highest bridges, but they are the most recognizable bridges in the world by far. Here are the top 10 most famous bridges:1. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, United States – This world famous symbol of the West Coast of the United States and the...

10 Tallest Bridges In The World

This is a list of the world’s tallest bridges. The bridges are ranked by the height of their structure which is the maximum distance from the uppermost point of a bridge (like tip of a tower) down to the lowest point of the bridge (either the ground or water level). This list of the tallest bridges is different from the list of highest...

10 Highest Bridges In The World

This is a list of the world’s highest public bridges. The height of the bridge is ranked by the height of the deck which is the maximum distance from the road of the bridge down to the ground or water beneath. In other words, when you drive in your car over the bridge and look down – how far does the ground look. This list of highest...

10 Longest Suspension Bridge Spans

The world’s longest suspension bridges are listed according to the length of their main span which is the length of suspended roadway between the bridge’s towers. 1. Akashi Kaikyō Bridge, Japan – main span of 1,991 meters (6,532 ft) – opened in 1998. Links the city of Kobe on the mainland of Honshu to Iwaya on Awaji...

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