A lot of amazing, beautiful and a variety of bridges on our planet.
On our planet there are many amazing bridges: one connected with the ancient history, while others were built on a curious architectural projects.
The post the most interesting of them, walk on these bridges will make a lot of great photos.
1. Tower bridge
A drawbridge across the river Thames was opened in 1894. Its two towers connected by a horizontal transition, became the symbol of the city and the whole of England, their image is now replicated on millions of Souvenirs, and now few people remember that immediately after the construction of the gallery of the bridge was chosen for his gatherings of the London thieves. Now inside the famous towers located interactive displays and photographs related to the history of the bridge. Walk through the tower bridge will not take much time, and from the upper gallery you can make some of the best photos of the British capital.
2. The Ponte Vecchio
A medieval bridge spanning the narrowest point of the Arno river in Florence, the oldest bridge of the city. It was built in 1345 specifically to the Grand Duke of Tuscany Cosimo I could walk from the Palazzo Vecchio to the Palazzo Pitti. The Ponte Vecchio is different from all bridges in the world that on both sides of the houses. First, since the XVI century, there were many shops, which then turned into jewellery workshops, for which the bridge even started to call Golden.
3. Charles bridge
Prague, Czech Republic
One of the most beautiful bridges in the world spans the Vltava river. It connects two historical district of the Czech capital’s Old town and Small Country. Its construction began in 1357 during the reign of king Charles IV. Today it is decorated by 30 statues, including the patron of the bridge, Saint Vitus, John of Nepomuk, (by the way, touching his image promises happiness) and of course Karl IV.
4. Brooklyn bridge
New York, USA
One of the oldest suspension bridges in the United States connects the island of Manhattan and the East river, allowing pedestrians to take in the impressive view of the skyscrapers of new York. He became the symbol of the city and a historical monument. The new Yorkers have had to leave him on the famous island in the heart of the Big Apple on foot, such as during power outages in 1965, 1977 and 2003, and after the attack on the world trade center on September 11, 2001.
5. The Golden Gate Bridge
A giant suspended Golden Gate bridge across the Strait, opening the outlet to the Pacific ocean, declared one of the wonders of the modern world. It connects the city of San Francisco with the County of Marion. Its length is 1970 meters, so a leisurely stroll will take you at least an hour, and it can be done only in the light of day. Pedestrians can cross the bridge for free, but if you decide to drive through it by car in a southerly direction, you will have to pay $ 6. This bridge is also known as the most photographed in the world, and he gained notorious bridge suicides: people decide to settle scores with life on it in average once in two weeks.
6. Bridge Henderson Waves
Singapore’s highest bridge (its supports are raised above the ground at 36 meters) connects Mount Faber Park with Telok Blangah Hill Park. Seven of smooth curves of this bridge is similar to a wave. Inside them you can relax, there are comfortable armchairs from which you will be able to leisurely see the city. The Henderson waves are especially impressive at night (from 7 PM to 2 am), when the curves, refined with soft yellow light, become even more apparent.
7. Pont d Yen
In your Paris routes must be included Pont d Yen, which connects the Trocadero and the Palais de Chaillot (where the anthropological Museum, the naval Museum and the cinémathèque française) with the left Bank of the Seine, the Champs de Mars and lead you to the foot of the Eiffel tower. The bridge was constructed by order of Napoleon in honor of his Prussian victories, and perhaps in itself not so handsome as some others, richly decorated with gold and sculptures of the Parisian bridges, but to walk on it right for the best views of the iron lady.
8. The Jacques Cartier Bridge
The Jacques Cartier bridge spans the St. Lawrence river to the island of St. Helena. It is worth a stroll not so much for admiring its architecture, how much for the luxurious views of Montreal. The best time for such Hiking trips summer season fireworks competition, when the traffic on it is stopped (this usually occurs from mid-June to mid-August) or in September during the Montreal marathon Oasis.
9. Sydney, Australia
If you decide to walk on this bridge, you will have several options. You can just pass through it on foot and admire the views of Sydney harbour and the building of the Sydney Opera house You can also, like industrial climbers, to climb the bridge supports. For this fascinating journey you will attach to special safety steel cable and provide special protective clothing to protect from bad weather and other troubles. Your path begins on the East side, where, having overcome all the peaks, you will descend in the West.
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