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Where to see some of the world's most spectacular and unique bridges

Modern, ancient, colorful, some seemingly dangerous, but all beautiful and unique: spectacular bridges exist around the world.

In addition to obviously having a functional purpose for movement, bridges can often also have an interesting aesthetic value when some of the world's most famous architects design them.

Here are some of the most beautiful bridges ever, scattered around the world, that you may have never seen: browse the photo gallery to get to know them all and know where they are!

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Here's where to admire some of the world's most beautiful bridges
Modern, ancient, colorful, some seemingly dangerous, but all unique: spectacular bridges exist around the world. In addition to obviously having a functional purpose for movement, bridges can often also have an interesting aesthetic and artistic value, when the most famous architects design them. Here are some of the absolute most beautiful bridges scattered around the world that you may never have seen.
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Golden Bridge, Da Nang (Vietnam)
The Golden Bridge is a pedestrian bridge located at a resort in the hills of Ba Na, Vietnam. This bridge, opened in 2018, connects the cable car to the resort's gardens. The structure is supported by two giant stone hands, about 24 meters high and 14 meters wide. Each finger is 2 meters in diameter.
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Helix Bridge, Singapore (Singapore)
Pedestrian bridge, was opened in 2010. The shape recalls that of DNA, and the building won the award for the world's best transportation building at World Architecture Festival Awards.
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Infinity Bridge, Stockton-on-Tees (England)
Pedestrian bridge located on the river Tees, presents a unique architecture with a double bridge and a pair of arches. At night the arches are reflected in the river forming the symbol of infinity.
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Rope Bridge of Carrick-a-Rede, Ballintoy (Northern Ireland)
Just 20 meters long, this pedestrian suspension bridge connects Carrick Island to the mainland. A maximum of 8 people can board the structure at the same time: although no one has ever fallen off, it has happened that some visitors have not been brave enough to walk across the bridge, forcing some boats to take them back to the mainland.
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Kintai Bridge, Iwakuni (Japan)
The Kintai Bridge was built in 1673 to cross the river Nishiki to Mt. Yokoyama, on which stands the castle of Iwakuni. Typhoon Kijia destroyed the bridge in 1950, but in 1953 it was rebuilt and in 1992, given its artistic value, it was declared a national treasure.
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Wind and Rain Bridge, Chengyang (China)
A symbol of Chinese architecture, this bridge was built with wood and stone in 1916. The visually striking structure consists of 19 verandas connected to each other.
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Python Bridge, Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Named like this because it resembles the shape of a python, Python Bridge measures about 90 meters and was inaugurated in 2001. The following year, this architectural work won the International Footbridge Award.
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Pont du Gard, Vers-Pont-du-Gard (France)
This bridge spans the river Gardon and was built about 19 years before the birth of Christ. The bridge is 275 meters long and consists of three arches: there is even an aqueduct on the third level. The Pont du Gard inspired the bridge drawn on the 5-euro banknote.
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Meydan Bridge, Dubai (United Arab Emirates)
The Meydan Bridge connects the luxurious Meydan Hotel to downtown Dubai. The bridge features undulating, colorful decorations and offers breathtaking views of Dubai's skyline.
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Sölvesborg Bridge, Sölvesborg (Sweden)
Sölvesborg Bridge is the longest pedestrian bridge in Europe (760 meters). It was opened in 2013 and in 2016 was chosen as one of the 11 most spectacular bridges in the world by CNN.
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Peace Bridge, Tbilisi (Georgia)
Designed by Italian architect Michele De Lucchi, this arch-shaped pedestrian bridge spans the river Kura, in the center of the Georgian capital. The structure is built of steel and glass and is illuminated by numerous LEDs, which make the atmosphere particularly striking at night.
Capilano Suspension Bridge, Vancouver (Canada)
This is definitely a bridge you can only cross if you are not afraid of heights! About 136 meters long and suspended at a height of 70 meters, Suspension Bridge is surrounded by green treetops. In some places there are glass walkways over the overhang, so you can admire what lies beneath your feet: once you get over your fear of heights, the spectacle is assured!
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Basteibrücke, Lohmen (Germany)
This breathtaking structure spans a 195-meter-high rock formation overlooking the Elbe River. This is one of the most spectacular viewpoints in Germany.The first bridge here was built in 1824; the second (the current one, made of stone), was built in 1851. The rock formation and its incredible view have inspired many famous artists, including the famous painter Caspar David Friedrich.
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