5 Bridges in the world
Bridges are usually giant, imposing structures meant to facilitate transportation and increase convenience and accessibility. However, numerous bridges are known for their architectural and aesthetic splendour the world over. Here are some of them!
The Bridge of Sighs- Venice
Made of white limestone and stone bars, the Bridge of Sighs in Venice is named so because of its history. The name was given by Lord Byron and it is said that prisoners would see their last view of a beautiful Venice, before being taken to their cells.
Brooklyn Bridge, New York
One of the oldest and the most iconic hybrid cable/suspension bridges in New York, this one is an absolute stunner on quiet evenings and against the New York horizon. It offers stunning views of the lower Manhattan skyline.
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
Considered one of the greatest architectural marvels of the 20th century, the Golden Gate bridge is one of the most beautiful bridges in the world. Apart from this, it is also one of the most photographed landmarks in the world.
Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Abu Dhabi
The curved arches of this bridge are said to emulate the sand dunes of the desert and it is considered one of the most intricately constructed bridges ever, matching the exotic landscape of Abu Dhabi.
Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia
The Sydney Harbour Bridge along with the Sydney Opera House is an image most conjure up when spoken to about Australia. The bridge climb is an exciting activity attracting millions of tourists every year to get a glimpse of the Sydney skyline.