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Know The Story Behind 'Bridge of Sighs'? 8 Breathtakingly Spectacular Bridges in The World!

Know The Story Behind 'Bridge of Sighs'? 8 Breathtakingly Spectacular Bridges in The World! wikimedia

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!

Know The Story Behind 'Bridge of Sighs'? 8 Breathtakingly Spectacular Bridges in The World!:

  1. Venice
  2. New York City
  3. United States
  4. Singapore
  5. Abu Dhabi
  6. Australia
  7. Hungary
  8. United Kingdom

Day 1. The Bridge of Sighs- Venice

The Bridge of Sighs- Venice
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Made of white limestone and stone bars, the Bridge of Sighs in Venice is named so beacuse 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.

Day 2. Brooklyn Bridge, New York

Brooklyn Bridge, New York
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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.

Day 3. Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco
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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. 

Day 4. Helix Bridge, Singapore

Helix Bridge, Singapore
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A gorgeous combination of glass and steel mesh, this one remains a major tourist draw even after being by the side of the famous Marina Bay Sands. The lights at night make it look like something from a futuristic fictional city.

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Day 5. Sheikh Zayed Bridge, Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Zayed Bridge,  Abu Dhabi
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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.

Day 6. Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia

Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia
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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.

Day 7. Chain Bridge, Budapest

Chain Bridge, Budapest
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The bridge is significant in the capacity of being sybolic of a link between West and East and was considered a wonder of engineering when created. It's one of the most important landmark images of Hungary.

Day 8. Tower Bridge, London

Tower Bridge, London
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A symbol of London itself, the Tower Bridge is easily one of the most recognizable bridges in the world. The bridge being old, saw both the World Wars and has been modernized considerably to be able to withstand the flow of commuters.

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