We are all accustomed to seeing modern bridge designs around the world. But bridge building isn’t a new art. In fact, first bridges were built hundreds of years ago. What we have for you today is a list of 15 bridges that will simply take you out of this world and into a world of fantasy and mystique. Check out the list and let us know what you think of it.
15. Huangshan, Anhui, China
This is the world’s highest bridge and is known as ‘Bridge of Immortals’. It has a total of 140 sections that are open to visitors. James Cameron, director of Avatar said that this place was an inspiration for him when it came to designing the movie.
14. Mullerthal, Luxembourg
This is the most photographed bridge in Luxembourg and is known as Schiessentümpel in Müllerthal.
13. Ronda, Malaga Spain
The bridge is situated in Rio Guadalven and allows the commuters to see amazing views of Serrania de Ronda mountains.
12. Gorge De L’areuse in Switzerland
The stunning Swiss Grand Canyon is open to all those who are capable of surviving the trying elements.
11. Hermitage Bridge, Scotland
This amazing stone footbridge is located over the River Braan close to the Ossia’s Hall and between the Black Linn falls and the Black Linn Pool.
10. Ponte Gobbo, Italy
It is also known as the Hunchback Bridge and is an important landmark in the small town of Bobbio.
9. Devil’s Bridge In Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria
This bridge arches over the Arda River and is believed to have been built back in 1515 by the Ottoman.
8. Glenfinnan Viduct, Scotland
It is a railway viaduct located on the West Highland Line in Glenfinnan, Lochaber, Highland, Scotland.
7. Bridge leading across the Merced River, Yosemite, USA
The bridge is known as the Ahwanee Bridge and was built back in 1928 across the Merced with three arches. It is about 12 meters wide and carries the Mirror Lake Road.
6. Carrbridge, Scotland
This bridge was constructed in the 18th century and is one of the reasons why the town of Carrbridge possesses such a historical charm.
5. Gaztelugatxe, Spain
This bridge connects the Gaztelugatze islet located off the coast of Biscay.
4. Root Bridge in India
At times, the roots of tree branches fuse together forming some amazing and natural bridges as the end product.
3. Moon Bridge in Taipei, Taiwan
This bridge is part of a construction that aimed at reflecting the notion of a circle by incorporating high arch in order to emphasize the importance of moon.
2. Stari Most, Bosnia And Herzegovina
This is a recreation of an Ottoman bridge that was built in the 16th century. It spans over the Neretva River.
1. Multnomah Falls, Oregon, USA
The historic bridge is situated along the Columbia River Highway.