Bridges connect people, don’t matter if they are built from wood, steel or rocks. We bring you some of the most incredible and amazing bridges.See the list of top ten most famous bridges in the world 2016.
List of Top Ten Most Famous Bridges In The World 2016 Ranking
10. Langkawi Sky Bridge, Malaysia
The bridge’s total length is 125 meters (410 ft). It is located 700 meters (2,300 ft) above the sea level at the peak of Gunung Mat Chinchang on Pulau Langkawi, an island in the Langkawi archipelago in Kedah.
9. Foggy Golden Gate Bridge, USA
The structure links the United States. The city of San Francisco is the Francisco Peninsula, to Marin County. It is one of the most internationally recognized symbols of San Francisco, California, and the United States.
8. Hangzhou Bay Bridge, China
At 35.673 km (22 mi) in length, Hangzhou Bay Bridge was among the ten longest trans-oceanic bridges when it opened. Development of the bridge was finished on June 14, 2007.
7. London Bridge, London, England
London Bridge leads to several historic bridges that have spanned the River Thames between the City of London and Southwark, in central London. The current crossing, which opened to traffic in 1973, is a box girder bridge built from concrete and steel.
6. Donghai Bridge, China
It was completed on December 10, 2005. It has a total length of 32.5 kilometers (20.2 mi) and connects mainland Shanghai and the offshore Yangshan deep-water port in China.
5. Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy
It is a Medieval stone closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge over the Arno River, in Florence, Italy, noted for still having shops built along it, as was once common.
4. Bhumibol Bridge, Bangkok, Thailand
This bridge crosses the Chao Phraya River twice, with two striking cable-stayed spans of lengths of 702 m and 582 m held by two diamond-shaped pylons 173 m and 164 m high. Where the two spans meet, the different road rises to join them at a free-flowing interchange suspended 50 meters above the ground.
3. Puente Nuevo Bridge, Ronda, Spain
Construction of this bridge was started in 1751 and took a total of 42 years to build and claimed the lives of 50 builders. There is a chamber beneath the central arch that was used for a variety of purposes, including as a prison.
2. The Helix Bridge, Singapore
Earlier known as the Double Helix Bridge, is a pedestrian most famous bridge linking Marina Centre with Marina South in the Marina Bay area in Singapore.
1. Banpo Bridge, Seoul, South Korea
Banpo Bridge claims to be the most famous bridge in the world in 2016 rankings. The Moonlight Rainbow Fountain is the world’s longest bridge fountain that set a Guinness World Record with nearly 10,000 LED nozzles that run along both sides that are 1,140 m long, shooting out 190 tons of water per minute.