Dare to Cross? 10 Most Dangerous Bridges of the World!
Who does not love the long bridges which we have to drive and catch the glimpse of the setting sun? Well, I can say that bridges have always something special for everyone. Each time you cross a bridge the view always makes some remarkable memories. But have you ever wondered how it can be if you are crossing through a zig-zag bridge at a height of 230 ft? Sound’s dangerous right?
Well, this time let’s take you through some of the most dangerous bridges around the world. These bridges stand tall up high offering best views yet dangerous. While some other might be the longest one which feels as it will never end. Well, let’s know a bit more about these bridges.
1. Trift Bridge – Switzerland
The Trift Bridge is situated in the Alps of Gadmen. This is a 180 meters long and 110 meters high bridge of Switzerland.
2. Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge – UK
Carrick-a-Rede Rope Bridge is situated in Antrim Town, Northern Ireland, UK. The 21 meters long pathway of this bridge is situated at the height of 30 meters. It takes a lot of courage to the tourists to cross this bridge.
3. Vitim River Bridge, Russia
Only a handful of people have ever crossed this bridge and survived. Why is it so scary? It’s iced over for most of the year, isn’t wide enough for a car and has no railings.
4. Capilano Suspension Bridge, Canada.
The Capilano Suspension Bridge is situated in North Vancouver, British Columbia, across the Capilano River. This suspension bridge is 450 feet long and 230 feet high. This is also considered as one of the most dangerous suspensions or hanging bridges of the world.
5. Marienbrucke- GERMANY
It holds the title for the world’s most dangerous bridge; this bridge is situated in Germany, built to connect two cliffs to each other, this stunning yet dangerous bridge is constructed close to the Bavarian Alps.
6. Langkawi Sky Bridge. Kedah, Malaysia
Built in 2004, this pedestrian bridge is 700 meters above sea level. Good. The fabulous news is that it closed as of January 2014 and may neve
7. Aiguille du Midi – France
The Aiguille du Midi Bridge is located in France. If you are suffering from any heart disease, then I recommend you to skip the plan of crossing this bridge. It is narrow and has a height of about 12600 feet above the sea level.
8. Royal Gorge Bridge, USA
Located in Cañon City, Colorado, it’s actually a tourist attraction. It was built in 1929 and was, until 2003, the highest bridge in the world
9. Ghasa – Nepal
Ghasa is a highly dangerous bridge, situated in Gus Village, Nepal. Besides the fact that this bridge has been poorly constructed, every day not only the humans but also the cattle cross it in a large number.
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10. Deception Pass Bridge, Washington
This bridge is located in Deception Pass State Park, Washington. This bridge is 1,486 feet long and is about 180 feet above the water level.